Tumeric is a powerful herb known for its anti-cancer and tumor suppressing properties. The active ingredient in Tumeric is curcumin. Tumeric has been used for over 2500 years in India, where it was most likely first used as a dye. The medicinal properties of this spice have been slowly revealing themselves over centuries. Long known for its anti-inflammatory properties, recent research has revealed that Tumeric is a natural wonder, proving beneficial in the treatment of many different health conditions from cancer to Alzheimer’s disease.
Here are 20 reasons to add Tumeric to your diet:
1.) It is a natural antiseptic and antibacterial agent, useful and disinfecting cuts and burns.
2.) When combined with cauliflower, it has shown to prevent prostate cancer and stop the growth of existing prostate cancer.
3.) Prevented breast cancer from spreading to the lungs and mice.
4.) May prevent melanoma and cause existing melanoma cells to commit suicide.
5.) Reduces risk of childhood leukemia.
6.) It is a natural liver detoxifier.
7.) May prevent and slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease by removing amyloyd plaque buildup in the brain.
8.) May prevent metastases from occurring in many different forms of cancer.
9.) It’s a potent natural anti inflammatory that works as well as many anti-inflammatory drugs but without side effects.
10.) Shown promise and slowing the progression of multiple sclerosis and mice.
11.) It’s a natural painkiller and Cox-2 inhibitor.
12.) May aid in fat metabolism and help in weight management.
13.) Has long been used and Chinese medicine as a treatment for depression.
14.) Because of it anti-inflammatory properties, it’s a natural treatment for arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
15.) Boost effects of chemo drug paclitaxel & reduces its side effects.
16.) Promising side effects are underway on Tumeric and pancreatic cancer.
17.) Studies ongoing in the positive affects of Tumeric on multiple myeloma.
18.) Has been shown to stop growth of new blood vessels in tumors.
19.) Speeds up wound healing and assists in remodeling of damaged skin.
20.) May help and treatment of psoriasis and other inflammatory skin conditions.
Article source: healthdiaries.com