Turmeric the spice that has been around for over a thousand years, the spice that holds an abundance of medicinal qualities is taking center stage for today on AMGR we are unraveling to why this spice that has been around for so long is now highlighting the health and wellness world. We are going to be telling you all about what’s going on and what we need to know about Turmeric: The Wellness and Beauty Buzz of it all.
What is Turmeric?
Turmeric is a spice that’s indigenous to the subcontinent province of India, but can also be found in the southeast region of Asia. Turmeric derives from a flowering plant that is closely related to the ginger family and has been used for centuries in Ayurvedic medicine. This valued spice acts as a potent natural anti-inflammatory and is a powerful antioxidant that posses an abundance of healing properties.
What are the benefits of Turmeric?
Turmeric contains the active ingredient Curcumin and because of this key ingredient turmeric can render powerful results health wise and beauty wise. Turmeric can help to lower one’s risk of heart disease, improve brain function, help with depression, balance one’s mood, reduce inflammation and this is just the tip of the iceberg to what turmeric can do. As we’ve mentioned earlier turmeric is also a powerful natural anti-inflammatory and antioxidant, which can help significantly with issues regarding internal and external inflammation and toxin build up.
Turmeric + Beauty
Turmeric offers amazing anti-aging benefits it helps with brightening, diminishing fine lines, reviving dull and dry skin and it also helps to detoxify and heal the skin an all-around beauty gem.
How to boost your turmeric and get the full benefits internally?
Simply add black pepper into the mix and why? Because black pepper increases the active ingredient Curcumin allowing it to absorb better. Black pepper contains the bioactive ingredient piperline, which is an alkaloid which has been discovered to hold its own healing properties from aiding with relieving nausea, digestive issues, headaches and is an anti-inflammatory as well.
So this is just a little into the buzz on turmeric and definitely stay tuned a delicious recipe featuring this spice is landing this Sunday subscribe to get alerts and like for more to come.
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