5 Amazing Benefits of Turmeric Powder
Turmeric Powder is often termed as the “Queen of the spices”. The main characteristics of this Turmeric powder or Curcuma Longa (scientific name) are golden yellow colour, sharp taste and pepper like aroma.
Turmeric is the common herb which is used for treating a wide range of health problems. According to the research scholars and journals, Turmeric contains antioxidants, antiviral, antimicrobial, ant carcinogenic and anti inflammatory properties. It is loaded with nutrients and proteins, vitamins and many metal sources.
It is no surprise; the reason why the ancient Vedic culture of India points out the importance of the cosmetic and medicinal properties of the turmeric powder. It is used in almost all the curry dishes in India.
Most of the health benefits are because of its main component “curcumin”.
- Helps in Preventing Cancer
- Helps as an anti Inflammatory
- Improves Digestion
- Prevents Alzheimer’s
- Reduces Cholesterol
There are many more health benefits, which can be availed from the Turmeric powder. There are many ways to consume this turmeric powder; one way is to mix it as one of the important spices in the Curry Dishes and another way is to prepare Turmeric milk.
There are many more uses apart from the benefits;
- It is used in the spiritual ceremonies. (symbol of purity, prosperity and fertility)
- Used as a preservative to extend the shelf life of Paneer.
- It is used as a skin product to improve the glow on your skin.
- It is applied directly on the wounds to work as a disinfectant and heal the wounds very fast.
Turmeric Powder is one of the purest forms, which are extracted from the selected Rhizomes with a long Shelf life period. This means it is having a wonderful capacity to retain the natural properties available in the curcuma Rhizomes.