Turmeric features oblong leaves and funnel-shaped, dull-yellow flowers. The rhizome – yellowish on the outside and brilliant orange on the inside – is dried and powdered to yield the spice. From a taste point of view it is bitter, pungent and somewhat earthy in flavor. For both mustard and curry turmeric is a primary ingredient. Turmeric is used to treat jaundice, hepatitis, digestive disorders and inflammatory conditions.
Nutrients in Turmeric
Turmeric is a source of dietary fiber, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin B6, niacin, manganese, iron, potassium, magnesium, omega 3 fatty acids, omega 6 fatty acids and phytosterols.
Curcumin has been shown to exhibit antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal, and anticancer activities. Therefore, Turmeric has a huge potential against various malignant diseases and diabetes. In addition, allergies, arthritis, Alzheimer’s disease, and other chronic illnesses (Advanced Experimental Medical Biology).
- An effective natural remedy for helping improve skin blemishes, scars, and discoloration.
- Powerful antioxidant that helps to protect against skin cancer, breast cancer, lung cancer, colon cancer and prostrate cancer.
- Helps to prevent Alzheimer’s and other neurological diseases.
- Helps to protect against heart diseases, diabetes, and arthristis
How it’s made
Turmeric Detox Juice Recipe
1 cup warm water
1 tablespoon honey
1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar (with the mother)
1/4 teaspoon turmeric
pinch of cayenne pepper
Mix together in a glass jar or cup Drink up and enjoy
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