Turmeric is definitely one of the most beneficial spices in existence, and it is commonly used in South Asian cuisine.
It is packed with health properties, which are beneficial to our overall health. This makes it a great natural supplement when it comes to treating a number of different health issues.
Turmeric water also contains very potent health qualities, and not many people know that regular consumption of it, greatly improves the health of your brain and liver.
People have been using this spice in the treatment of liver diseases for centuries, and the scientific studies that were conducted in the last 20 years, just confirm its potential. According to the researchers, turmeric possesses powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that can reduce liver damage that was caused for various reasons like ethanol, iron overdose, high levels of toxicity, cirrhosis etc.
The studies have also found that turmeric lowers the risk of liver cancer, and that it can also be very beneficial to the health of our brain.
Turmeric contains an active ingredient called curcumin, which can treat Alzheimer’s. It does this by preventing the buildup of beta-amyloid plaques. This is a primary cause for this disease.
What is more, the anti-inflammatory properties that the turmeric contains, can reduce the damage that was caused by oxidizing agents and inflammation. According to some researchers, turmeric can also treat depression as well.
Knowing all of these facts, we strongly recommend you to start consuming turmeric, and to enjoy its health-boosting properties. The best way to add it to your diet is to prepare turmeric water.
- One to two cups of water
- Quarter of a teaspoon of turmeric
How to prepare it:
You need to boil the water and then add the turmeric. When you add it, boil the mixture for another ten minutes and then remove it from the heat. You can drink it right away when it is sufficiently cooled down.
You can try the following recipe as well:
Turmeric and oil/fat
- One teaspoon of turmeric
- One pinch of black pepper
- Two cups of coconut milk
- One tablespoon of coconut oil
How to prepare it:
Mix all the ingredients in a sauce pan and heat the mixture until it becomes warm. Be careful not to boil the ingredients.
You can drink this remedy right away, or you can add it to your soups, your curry or other recipes.