Turmeric (Haldi)

In India, Turmeric is used as a spice since thousands of years because of its anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and medicinal properties. Turmeric can be consumed in various forms, making it more efficient as a solid source towards a healthy lifestyle. Turmeric is also known as the home remedy herb as it is used to solve various problems like injuries, coughs, skin problems, toxicity, etc.

What is turmeric?

Turmeric comes from Curcuma Longa Plant which majorly grows in India. The main or the hero compound in turmeric is curcumin which helps turmeric to make a positive impact on the body more than normal or basic nutrition. Turmeric is majorly used to treat ailments which make this superherb a top priority.

The best thing about turmeric is that it is very well researched for its benefits and positive effects which also claim it to be safe for consumption on a daily basis.

Benefits from TURMERIC

1. Boosts Immunity

The anti-inflammatory properties of turmeric strengthen the immune system and assist the body to work better. The compounds in turmeric interact with the immune system directly or indirectly in order to balance the system in case of any disease. However, cucurmin in turmeric plays a major role in improving overall health of the body, specially the immune system.

2. Antiseptic

Turmeric is majorly known and used to heal wounds as it has very high antiseptic properties. It assists the cells of the body to heal wounds faster than any other herb. A wound left alone is septic and can create various problems which can be harmful; however the compounds in turmeric avoids such problems and directly works in repairing tissues of the body. Turmeric paste is generally applied on the wound or injury.

3. Antibacterial

Turmeric, the home remedy herb is used to fight bacteria’s and Viruses from the body in case of any disease. The antibacterial properties in turmeric create a rigid system where the body is protected from bacteria’s or viruses which help the body to recover faster and better. Turmeric can be consumed in various forms and a regular consumption creates a healthy functioning of the body.

4. Maintains lipid levels

A high cholesterol level in blood is a common problem people face due to poor diet or irregular appetite. However, turmeric is known to control and maintain HDL (good cholesterol) and LDL (bad cholesterol) in the body. Turmeric is generally recommended to control lipid levels because of its numerous health benefits.

5. Rich in Antioxidants

Antioxidants help the body to fight free radicals so that the nutrients can be absorbed efficiently. Turmeric is known to be extremely rich in antioxidants that make it the most health giving herb available. Any antioxidant is known to relieve stress and anxiety and hence, regular consumption of the turmeric in any form will aid in relieving stress and anxiety.

In a nut shell, turmeric plays the role of superman in the league of herbs.