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Turmeric comes from the root of the Curcuma longa plant and has a tough brown skin and a deep orange flesh. Turmeric has long been used as a powerful anti-inflammatory in both the Chinese and Indian systems of medicine. Turmeric was traditionally called "Indian saffron" because of its deep yellow-orange color and has been used throughout history as a condiment, healing remedy and textile dye.
The rhizome, dried and ground.
Teas, tinctures, and poultices. Many of the healing of benefits of turmeric have been attributed to curcumin, a group of antioxidant compounds found in the rhizome. Although curcumin is available as a standardized extract, the whole herb may be more beneficial for you than the curcumin extract: Only very small amounts of curcumin are absorbed into the bloodstream. Turmeric as a whole herb stays in the digestive tract longer than curcumin, releasing antioxidant curcumin along with other beneficial substances. Turmeric makes an excellent colorant for mineral makeup. Anything really that you need a natural colorant for.
As is the case with so many herbs, turmeric should be used in moderation. Too much turmeric used for extended periods of time may cause stomach distress.
Since turmeric is included in Ayurvedic formulas for birth control, women trying to become pregnant should limit their consumption of the herb, and it should be avoided entirely while pregnant.
Excessive use of turmeric should also be avoided in people with congestive heart failure.
The curcumin in turmeric activates a gene called p53. This gene deactivates damaged cells in the heart.
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This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
It is a natural antiseptic and antibacterial agent, useful in disinfecting cuts and burns, assists in remodeling of damaged skin and is a natural painkiller. It is a natural liver detoxifier.
Because of its anti-inflammatory properties, it is a natural treatment for arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
Due to its features it is also used in cosmetics.
Turmeric (curcumin) is rich in Antioxidants, which are disease-fighting substances that clean up free radicals. Properties found in this herb are believed to support better digestion and reduce bloating, stabilization of mood, and support liver health. Also, turmeric is used in many culinary dishes to add flavor and color.
Suggested Use: ½ teaspoon of powder 1-3 times per day
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