Learning about new and easy health tips and what they can do for the body and mind long-term has been a big part of my weekly routine! Who knew that everyday items like turmeric could have so many benefits packed inside. From the use in medical practices, to topical treatment, to healing from the inside out, it serves as a protective shield!
In order for you to be familiar with this spice, it is good to know what’s actually in it! As a major ingredient in curry, curcumin is the main element, giving it that nice dark yellow-gold tone. Turmeric contains a high amount of vitamin c, iron, and the daily dose of fiber allowing your body to function fluidly.
Now, let’s go over 3 main benefits of using turmeric daily:
1. It is an anti-inflammatory
As the body trains to get rid of harmful infections, bacteria, aches, and pain, inflammation can still occur, however it can be controlled through anti-inflammatory components like turmeric.
2. It aids in digestion
Because of its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, turmeric can contribute to healthy digestion. Try it in a tea or add it to a juice to help process your meal.
3. It has anti-cancer ingredients
As a strong antioxidant, the properties in turmeric help lower free radicals that are visible in your system. As a medicinal form of treatment, it is viable that circumin (turmeric extract) can repress growth and development.
4. It can assist with improving skin
By incorporating turmeric in your daily skin routine, you can improve the complexion and inflammation due to its healing properties. Little steps you can take to increase your intake is infusing turmeric with your water. Also, there are turmeric face masks that can also assist with skin complexion and dark marks.
Making these minimal changes can make a significant difference to our bodies, so let’s continue to find new ways to take care of ourselves through a more natural approach!