For thousands of years, turmeric has been revered as natural medicine.
It is a natural antioxidant that has been shown to help prevent many types of cancers including brain, lung, breast, and colon among others. It has also been shown to help lower high blood pressure, help reduce cholesterol, help prevent hardening of the arteries, supports healthy bacteria in the intestines to keep the bad bacteria at bay, is anti-inflammatory, eases the pain of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), diarrhea, Crohn’s disease, inflamed hemorrhoids, helps fight infections such as the cold/flu, promotes better eyesight, and may even help depression. It helps keep blood sugar in healthy ranges, and helps detoxify the body, particularly the liver.
The active ingredient in turmeric is curcumin which helps to burn fat by increasing the metabolism…this means it can also aid in helping those wanting to lose some extra pounds.
A great way to consume turmeric is in tea form. Find an easy recipe below for you. You can find ready to make turmeric tea at TeaLife.