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5 Health Benefits of Tumeric You Should Know.

Tumeric is a flowering plant, Curcuma longa of the ginger family, Zingiberaceae, the roots of which are used in cooking.

The plant is a perennial, rhizomatous, herbaceous plant native to the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia,that requires temperatures between 20 and 30°C (68 and 86°F) and a considerable amount of annual rainfall to thrive.

Tumeric is used widely as a spice in South Asian and Middle Eastern Cooking.

Here are 5 health benefits you get when you consume it:

(1) Curcumin is a Natural Anti Inflammatory Compound.

Inflammation is incredibly important.

Inflammation refers to your body's process of fighting against things that harm it,such as infections, injuries, and toxins in an attempt to heal itself.

Curcumin is strongly anti-inflammatory. In fact, it is so powerful that it matches the effectiveness of some anti - Inflammatory drugs, without the side effects.

(2) Tumeric Dramatically increases the Antioxidant Capacity of the Body.

The main reason antioxidants are so beneficial is that they protect your body from free radicals ( oxidants damage is mainly responsible for aging and many diseases)

(3) Curcumin Boosts Brain - Derived Neurotrohe facts, Linked to improved Brain Function and Lower Risk of Brain Diseases.

Curcumin boosts level of the brain hormone BDNF, which increases the growth of new neurons and fights various degenerate process in your brain.

(4) Curcumin Should Lower Your Risk of Heart Disease.

Curcumin has beneficial effects on several factors known to play a role in heart disease. It improves the function of the endothelium and is a potent anti - Inflammatory agent and antioxidant.

(5) Tumeric Tea Boosts the Immune System.

The medicinal properties in tumeric may be able to boosts the immune system, even in people with immune system.

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