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THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF TURMERIC
Turmeric is one the most thoroughly researched plants in existence today. Its medicinal properties and components (primarily curcumin) have been extensively studied, with this sacred plant revealing huge potential preventive and therapeutic applications. Here are a few reasons you may want to try turmeric…
The most valued of all, are the active ingredient curcuminoids, the naturally occurring yellow-orange phytochemicals found in turmeric root. Curcumin is the most recognised for its extensive health benefits. Curcumin is known as…
• A potent anti-inflammatory, known for its ability to help relieve symptoms associated with rheumatoid arthritis.
• Rich in antioxidants
• Triggers bile production, which aids the digestive system and may offer relief from indigestion, heartburn and even irritable bowel syndrome.
• Turmeric has a high content of dietary fibre, also aiding in healthy digestion.
• Turmeric root has naturally occurring anti-bacteria, anti-microbial and anti-fungal properties.
• The fresh root is a very rich source of many essential vitamins such as B1, B2, B3, B6, and choline. In particular it is high in Vitamin C, a powerful antioxidant that supports the immune system and aids in removing free radicals.
• It also has high amounts of minerals such as calcium, iron, potassium, manganese, copper, zinc, phosphorus, phytonutrients, and magnesium.
• Turmeric has been called The natural liver detoxifier, which can improve liver function and promote healthy blood.
• Promotes healthy skin through nourishment and cleansing, healing wounds and treating skin conditions such as psoriasis, acne and eczema.
HOW TO USE FRESH TURMERIC
Gently peel the root with a peeler, knife or the back of a spoon. Trim off both ends and prepare as needed for your recipe; sliced, minced, julienned, grated, into rounds, finely or roughly chopped
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