Because of its powerful anti-inflammatory properties, turmeric is an incredibly useful spice and it has been used in the Indian and Chinese medicine.

Specifically, it is used in the treatments of chest pain, jaundice, bloody urine, flatulence, hemorrhage, colic, menstrual difficulties, toothache, and bruises.

Specialists believe that turmeric has incredibly valuable properties because of its active ingredient, curcumin. The anti-inflammatory properties of turmeric can be stronger than drugs like Motrin.

But, not like pharmaceuticals, this natural spice has no side- effects.

Turmeric has been used to treat inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) like ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s. Also, turmeric has been found to heal the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and it is very useful against cystic fibrosis.

This yellow spice is also very effective against Alzheimer’s disease, it reduces the bad cholesterol, it helps heart health and depresses the risk of heart disease and stroke. It is very beneficial for the liver as well.

Additionally, turmeric prevents cancer and prevents cancer metastasis and growth.

Turmeric can be used in many different ways, like in:

Joint Pain– Mix Himalayan salt with turmeric in a relation 1:2 and add some water. Apply the paste on the affected area and leave it for about 20 minutes. Do this daily and you will successfully heal joint pain.  Maybe turmeric will leave a yellow color on the skin, but it can effectively reduce the swelling as well.

Disinfect Minor Cuts and Wounds– Rub turmeric on a well-cleaned wound and wrap a bandage.

    Natural Pain Killer

Natural Food Coloring in Baking– If you want to get a yellow color for your food, add a bit of turmeric in it when you are preparing.

Longevity Tea– Make a turmeric tea and improve its taste with honey or ginger. You will enjoy all the benefits of the turmeric and you will avoid many diseases and health conditions.

Reduce Stomach Ache– Turmeric can expressively lessen the stomachache.

Antacid– If you want to heal the heartburn, then prepare a tea with one teaspoon of turmeric and 4 cups of boiling water

Anti-Dandruff Salve–Make a mixture of coconut oil and turmeric and rub it on your scalp. Leave it for 15 minutes and wash it off.

Glowing skin– Mix 1 whisked egg white, ½ teaspoon of lemon juice and ⅓ teaspoon of turmeric. Apply the mixture on your face and rinse it after 10-15 minutes.

Sunburn relief– If you want to soothe the burnt skin, apply a mixture of turmeric and aloe Vera gel.

Teeth Whitener– Turmeric is great for whitening your teeth! If you want to prepare a paste mix one teaspoon of turmeric, 3 tablespoons of softened coconut oil and 2 teaspoons baking soda. Use it to brush your teeth as usually.

Foundation– Add turmeric in colored moisturizer, and use it to match the tone of your skin.

Facial Mask for Dark circles, Acne, Rosacea– Make a natural cream from one teaspoon water, one teaspoon of honey and one teaspoon of turmeric. Apply this mask on you face, leave it for 3 minutes and then rinse.

Chemical Free Tie-dye–In a pot ¾ full of water add 5 tbsp. of turmeric and boil, Leave it to simmer, then add wet fabric in the pot and leave it to simmer for about 60 minutes. Next, dry the fabric, and its successfully colored!

Homemade Soap Coloring– Turmeric is very beneficial for your skin and it can add color to your skin as well.

Bake a cake– You can also use turmeric in cooking.

Homemade Putty Coloring for Children– Mix salt, oil, flour, water, and cream of tartar, and add turmeric for yellow, and add beets for red

Add to your dishes – You will have great color in your meals with this spice, especially curry, it will improve the eggs and will spice up the popcorn! You can use it for everywhere you like!

 

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Because of its powerful anti-inflammatory properties, turmeric is an incredibly useful spice and it has been used in the Indian and Chinese medicine. Specifically, it is used in the treatments of chest pain, jaundice, bloody urine, flatulence, hemorrhage, colic, menstrual difficulties, toothache, and bruises. Specialists believe that turmeric has incredibly valuable...