Turmeric is a yellow spice from India and it comes from a tall plant with a yellow-orange stem/root. It contains Curcumin, a substance with powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidiant properties. Although medical practitioners claim to cure diseases with this yellow spice, it is argued to be a strong ingredient in beauty regimen. Check out some of the benefits of turmeric
• It prevents cancer
Cancer is a terrible disease caused by uncontrolled cell growth and because of its anti-inflammatory properties, turmeric slows the growth of cells in the body. Some sources claim turmeric can be used to cure cancer.
• It prevents rheumatoid arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disease which makes the body’s immune system attack its joints and, in some cases, the internal organs. Turmeric contains anti-inflammatory properties.
• It is used as an anti-aging supplement
Curcumin boosts the activity of the body’s own antioxidant enzymes. So, it is assumed that turmeric can also be used an anti-aging supplement.
• It is used as a spice
Curry is derived from Turmeric and it serves as an important seasoning to food.