This magic herb is probably one of the most useful spices you can put in food or otherwise consume it. More recently, the possibility of using curcuma for the treatment or prevention of certain diseases is being considered. Contains important minerals such as potassium, iron, manganese, vitamin B6 and vitamin C. However, probably the main reason for this is its main ingredient – curcumin. In addition to the yellow pigment, curcumin is best served by the healing properties of curcuma. Curcumin has been found to contain a wide range of therapeutic influences. It has long been known to act anti-inflammatory, but it has recently proven to be beneficial to a range of health disorders. The list of the beneficial effects of curcumin, which has been proven or proven to be effective so far, is quite long and it becomes longer every day. Here are some examples:
- Osteoarthritis: It acts favorably on bone health, and because of its ability to relieve pain, it is very effective in osteoarthritis.
- Digestion: It is thought to be very effective in bloating, gas, removes fatigue after meals. It is also thought that regular use of curcuma can alleviate the effects of Crohn’s disease, colitis, and stings.
- Cancer: In the Southeast Asian region, a small percentage of colorectal cancer is found, so it is believed that frequent use of Kari’s spice is the reason for this. Ayurvedic medicine has long highlighted the effectiveness of curcuma in the treatment of cancerous diseases. According to some clinical trials it has been discovered that it can curb the growth of different types of cancer and is useful in prostate, liver, lung, skin, uterus or colon cancer. It is also used in the treatment of skin cancer, and has proved effective in stopping metastases.
- Liver: It works remarkably on detoxification of the liver. It can be useful in diseases such as hepatitis, jaundice and cirrhosis. It reduces the cramped channels of the liver, stimulates the production of bile, and its excretion through the gall bladder. It improves the ability of the body to digest fats.
- Steroosclerosis: It lowers the level of cholesterol and inhibits the oxidation of bad cholesterol. Atherosclerotic plaque occurs by oxidizing the bad cholesterol on the walls of the blood vessels. Platelets produce blood clots that can clog the blood vessels. Thanks to these features we can consider the curcuma for good prevention against stroke.
- Menstrual problems: One of the ancient names of the turmeric is Yoshitapriya, which in translation would mean a pet of women. It turned out that turmeric can significantly relieve menstrual cramps, and sometimes completely remove them. It also establishes excellent hormonal balance in women and helps with the negative symptoms of PMS, vaginal infections (fungal, bacterial, viral, herpes, HIV, HPV).
- Wounds: Turmeric favorably acts as an external antibiotic in the prevention of infections of the wounds of the body. Aids in various skin diseases, psoriasis, acne, dermatitis and eczema.
- Stroke: It is believed that it can restore brain cells and repair the damage after a stroke. In the turmeric spice an unknown molecule called CNB-001 has been found. By acting this molecule can help recover the tissue that is broken by poor blood and oxygen in the brain. It is also believed to work remarkably in the prevention of Alzheimer’s disease because it keeps the nervous system.
- Multiple action: Due to its anti-inflammatory properties, it is believed to be beneficial in treating a range of autoimmune diseases such as Crohn’s and Parkinson’s disease, rheumatoid arthritis, ulcerative colitis, lupus, and irritable colon. It reduces inflammation of the stomach, intestines, throat, lungs and helps in hemorrhoids. However, in some conditions such as diabetes, gallstone, vitamin K deficiency, or other, it would be wise to reduce the intake of turmeric or consult a physician or an expert in alternative medicine.