Turmeric Offers Numerous Health Benefits


Turmeric (Botanical name: Curcuma longa), which is called "haldi" in India, is a perennial herb that grows up to 90 centimeters in height. It has short stem and large leaves. The part of this herb that is used as a spice is its short, thick underground stems (rhizomes). 
Image showing raw turmeric 
Indians have been using turmeric for times immemorial. This herb has been mentioned in several early Sanskrit works, which shows that even Vedic people knew about this herb. While Indian have been growing and using turmeric since ancient ages, Chinese came to know about it just before the seventh century A.D. Polynesians carried it to as far as Hawaii and Easter Island. This herb contains several essential nutrients, such as calcium, phosphorous, carbohydrates, carotene and iron. 

Native to South-Eastern Asia, turmeric offers a number of health benefits, thanks to its remarkable medicinal properties and healing powers. Let’s have a look at some of those benefits:


Turmeric Cures Intestinal disorders: 
Turmeric or haldi has powerful antiseptic properties. The juice of raw haldi or turmeric or its powder is highly beneficial in treating intestinal problems. You can take it mixed with buttermilk or water to treat disorders like chronic diarrhea.

Turmeric Cures Worms: 
Raw turmeric juice or its dry turmeric powder is also highly beneficial in treating intestinal worms. Taking a teaspoon full of raw turmeric juice mixed with a pinch of salt as the first thing in the morning on regular basis expels worms without causing any harmful side effects. 

Image showing turmeric powderTurmeric Cures Anemia:
Anemia is one of the most common health issues across the entire globe. Being rich in iron, turmeric plays a crucial role in treating the condition. Taking a teaspoon full of raw turmeric juice mixed with a spoon of honey as the first thing in the morning on regular basis goes a long way in reducing anemia. 

Turmeric Cures Common cold And Cough:
Turmeric is an effective as well as easy to use home remedy for chronic cough and cold, thanks to its antiseptic properties. Boil half a teaspoon of turmeric powder in a glass of milk over a slow fire. Giving it to the patient of cough and cold helps treat symptoms like runny none, soar throat and chronic cough. It can be sweetened by adding a spoon of honey to it.

You may also like to read the health benefits of: Holy BasilIndian Gooseberry (Amla)ClovesAloe VeraFennelDalchini or cinnamon, Poppy Seeds, Black Pepper.
4/19/2016
Turmeric Offers Numerous Health Benefits

Turmeric (Botanical name: Curcuma longa), which is called "haldi" in India, is a perennial herb that grows up to 90 centimeters in height. It has short stem and large leaves. The part of this herb that is used as a spice is its short, thick underground stems (rhizomes). 
Image showing raw turmeric 
Indians have been using turmeric for times immemorial. This herb has been mentioned in several early Sanskrit works, which shows that even Vedic people knew about this herb. While Indian have been growing and using turmeric since ancient ages, Chinese came to know about it just before the seventh century A.D. Polynesians carried it to as far as Hawaii and Easter Island. This herb contains several essential nutrients, such as calcium, phosphorous, carbohydrates, carotene and iron. 

Native to South-Eastern Asia, turmeric offers a number of health benefits, thanks to its remarkable medicinal properties and healing powers. Let’s have a look at some of those benefits:


Turmeric Cures Intestinal disorders: 
Turmeric or haldi has powerful antiseptic properties. The juice of raw haldi or turmeric or its powder is highly beneficial in treating intestinal problems. You can take it mixed with buttermilk or water to treat disorders like chronic diarrhea.

Turmeric Cures Worms: 
Raw turmeric juice or its dry turmeric powder is also highly beneficial in treating intestinal worms. Taking a teaspoon full of raw turmeric juice mixed with a pinch of salt as the first thing in the morning on regular basis expels worms without causing any harmful side effects. 

Image showing turmeric powderTurmeric Cures Anemia:
Anemia is one of the most common health issues across the entire globe. Being rich in iron, turmeric plays a crucial role in treating the condition. Taking a teaspoon full of raw turmeric juice mixed with a spoon of honey as the first thing in the morning on regular basis goes a long way in reducing anemia. 

Turmeric Cures Common cold And Cough:
Turmeric is an effective as well as easy to use home remedy for chronic cough and cold, thanks to its antiseptic properties. Boil half a teaspoon of turmeric powder in a glass of milk over a slow fire. Giving it to the patient of cough and cold helps treat symptoms like runny none, soar throat and chronic cough. It can be sweetened by adding a spoon of honey to it.

You may also like to read the health benefits of: Holy BasilIndian Gooseberry (Amla)ClovesAloe VeraFennelDalchini or cinnamon, Poppy Seeds, Black Pepper.