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Health Benefits of Turmeric and Side Effects

by Dany Goldraij 7 months ago in health
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Tumeric uses and benefits

Turmeric makes delicious curry yellow, the main signs of turmeric are its pepper-like smell, sharp taste, and golden color. Curcumin is a bright yellow chemical produced by plants of the Curcuma longa species. It is the principal curcuminoid of turmeric (Curcuma longa), a member of the ginger family, Zingiberaceae.

It is sold as an herbal supplement, cosmetics ingredient, food flavoring, and food coloring.

It has been used in India for centuries as a medicinal herb. Indeed, it has powerful compounds, which are called curcuminoids.

Curcumin is the active ingredient in turmeric, which has strong anti-inflammatory benefits and is a potent antioxidant. Turmeric is rich in antioxidants.

Here are the top 7 things turmeric can be used for

Curcumin Can Lower the Risk of Heart Disease

  • Using turmeric as a spice can bring down cholesterol levels.
  • Because high cholesterol can cause other health problems, it is important to stay on top of it to stop heart disease.

Turmeric Can Prevent and May Treat Cancer

  • Turmeric can block prostate cancer and even kill cancer cells.
  • It can also stop tumor cells from growing
  • it can help prevent cancer, especially cancers that can develop in the digestive system, such as colorectal cancer.

Anti-Inflammatory Properties of Curcumin Could Help with Arthritis

  • Because turmeric brings down swelling its great to use for osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. It also kills germs that harm body cells,
  • People with rheumatoid arthritis who eat turmeric all the time have gotten much rest from pain and joint swelling
  • Benefits of Turmeric In Gout, arthritis inflammation is one of the prominent characteristics, and curcumin helps In reducing the inflammation. It also acts as an anti-oxidant agent and also helps in pain relief.
  • Curcumin regulated the activity of proteins related to uric acid transport and inhibited the activity of certain biochemical pathways in order to improve kidney function

Turmeric Can Help in Controlling Diabetes

  • Turmeric can help cure diabetes by keeping insulin at normal levels.
  • Adding turmeric to your home-cooked meals is a great natural treatment to lower blood sugar and reverse insulin resistance.
  • A study from 2009 has found that curcumin is 400 times more potent than the common diabetes drug Metformin.

Turmeric Has the Ability to Balance Cholesterol Levels

  • Turmeric can help in regulating the body and balance the levels of cholesterols.
  • Curcumin for high cholesterol, can help you lower your risk for the cardiovascular disease associated with high cholesterol without the potential side effects of statin medications.

Curcumin Can Heal Wounds

  • The antioxidant components of turmeric can help the healing process of wounds.
  • Turmeric naturally kills germs and bacteria. It can be used to clean wounds.
  • It can also help treat psoriasis- itchy, dead, skin- and other skin conditions.

Turmeric Can Be Used For Gastrointestinal Treatments

  • Curcumin has the ability to manage inflammatory bowel diseases, and the patients’ conditions improved after taking curcumin.
  • Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease also reduced their pain when taking curcumin without damaging the linings of the intestines.
  • Curcumin can also support the development of probiotics or good bacteria.

Curcumin Combats Depression

  • Many studies have also proven that curcumin can be an effective antidepressant

Turmeric is a great thing to use to cure health problems

  • Turmeric effect on men treats erectile dysfunction, helps to increase testosterone, turmeric increases sperm count
  • Turmeric's effect on women reduces menstrual problems.
  • A natural antidepressant fights urinary tract infection
  • Reducing the risk of breast cancer must be avoided during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
  • Turmeric with lemon is excellent for your skin, Treats acne
  • Relieves arthritis turmeric with coconut oil
  • Helps you lose weight, maintains heart health fights, cold and flu turmeric with cinnamon hastens fat loss, prevents weight gain
  • It is believed that turmeric reduces inflammation, and therefore helps improve chronic conditions, including asthma

Side Effects of Turmeric

The health benefits of turmeric may go beyond anti-inflammatory drugs, steroids, arthritis medications, chemotherapy, anti-coagulants, inflammatory bowel disease drugs, cholesterol drugs, antidepressants, and painkillers.

Some people reported allergic reactions to turmeric. Some people also have skin reactions when being exposed. The typical reaction is mild and itchy rashes.

High doses of turmeric may cause the following:

  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Hyperactive gallbladder contractions
  • Increased risk of bleeding
  • Increased menstrual flow
  • Hypotension or lowered blood pressure
  • Uterine contractions in pregnant women
  • More liver function tests

Does turmeric come out of your pores?

  • Turmeric has anti-inflammatory properties so it’s great to calm breakout-prone skin. Because it’s also a mild exfoliant, it works by keeping your pores clear, which we all know means fewer breakouts.
  • Urine odor abnormal is found among people who take Turmeric, especially for people who are female, 60+ old.

Does Curry make you smell?

  • Garlic, onion, and curry, the spice, can cause both bad breath and body odor thanks to the sulfur-containing gasses that these ingredients produce during digestion, as well as their ability to stew within your skin for several days later.

Does turmeric stain your teeth yellow?

  • There is very little risk to using turmeric for teeth whitening. Of course, make sure you’re not allergic to turmeric before using it. It’s recommended that you avoid using turmeric powder for teeth whitening more than once per day. Though not a health risk, turmeric stains things easily.

Can turmeric cause frequent urination?

  • Stop using this product and call your healthcare provider at once if you have: unusual bruising or bleeding; any bleeding that will not stop; or. high blood sugar--increased thirst, increased urination, dry mouth, fruity breath odor, headache, blurred vision.

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Dany Goldraij

I love marketing , promoting new ideas and new products. I care about healthy life , fitness and dogs.

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