Turmeric may help people with ulcerative colitis stay in remission. Ulcerative colitis is a chronic disease of the digestive tract where symptoms tend to come and go. Turmeric is the number one cancer preventing food. You can take our Turmeric Extract or at least try finding turmeric powder from any local grocer and add it in your diet everyday. Turmeric is now grown and exported from tropical regions all over the world, but is extensively cultivate in its native India where it is consumed and exported in large quantities.
Turmeric might slow blood clotting. Taking turmeric along with herbs that also slow clotting might increase the chances of bruising and bleeding. Turmeric has not been clinically tested for all of these ailments but reports are generally very positive. Medical studies are rare, this website is not meant to give you exact cures as there isn’t enough medical proof around. Turmeric is an ancient spice, a native of South East Asia, used from antiquity as dye and a condiment. It is still used in rituals of the Hindu religion, and as a dye for holy robes, being natural, unsynthesized and cheap.
Turmeric is promoted mainly as an anti-inflammatory herbal remedy and is said to produce fewer side effects than commonly used pain relievers. Some practitioners prescribe turmeric to relieve inflammation caused by arthritis, muscle sprains, swelling, and pain caused by injuries or surgical incisions. Turmeric extract may be of benefit in multiple myeloma , a blood cancer, early lab research shows–suggesting yet another health benefit from this long-heralded substance. Adding curcumin to human cells with the blood cancer multiple myeloma, Dr. 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 helps maintaining good skin, cures cough, and boosts immunity. The benefits of this magic spice are plenty! Turmeric is made from the plant Curcuma longa, which grows in tropical locations, primarily India. Above ground, the plant grows about 5 feet tall and has yellow flowers. Turmeric had an estradiol binding capacity in vitro of 0.5 mcg of estradiol binding equivalent per 2 g of dried herb and 4 mcg of progesterone binding activity per 2 g of dried herb. After ingestion, saliva was used to obtain these phytoestrogens and phytoprogesterones.
Turmeric is also seen as an excellent natural antibiotic. Turmeric can replace the golden color provided by saffron in many dishes, but won’t replace the exquisite flavor! Turmeric’s flavor is bitter, astringent and pungent. Turmeric should not be confused with and substituted for saffron, because not only does it have a very strong flavor, it also turns foods a golden yellow color. It is a pungent spice and favorite in Middle East and Asian food preparations and spice blends such as curry.
Turmeric is a delightful seasoning, if combined with other seasonings, or added to certain foods, or both. By itself, it doesn’t taste very interesting, and its smell is less than intoxicating. Turmeric’s effectiveness against cancer and liver disease is being studied as well.
Originally posted 2013-03-16 17:28:54.