DetailsTurmeric is a perennial herbaceous plant that reaches up to 1 m tall. Highly branched, yellow to orange, cylindrical, aromatic rhizomes are found. The leaves are alternate and arranged in two rows. They are divided into leaf sheath, petiole, and leaf blade. From the leaf sheaths, a false stem is formed. The petiole is 50 to 115 cm long. The simple leaf blades are usually 76 to 115 cm long and rarely up to 230 cm. They have a width of 38 to 45 cm and are oblong to elliptic narrowing at the tip.
Health Benefits of Turmeric
Natural Medicinal PropertiesTurmeric is used as a spice as well a medicine in India from ancient times. Turmeric gives a bright yellow color to curries. Now Science is also supporting the medicinal properties of Turmeric. It contains curcuminoids which are active anti inflammatory as well as strong anti oxidants. Turmeric along with pepper is very effective for maintaining a healthy body. Peperine contained in pepper acts as a supporting agent in the absorption of more curcumin from turmeric.
Increases Brain FunctionsGrowth Hormones are essential for the effective functioning of brain. Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF) is one of the important hormone required for the multiplication of neurons. Many Brain disorders are caused due to the deficiency of this hormone. The curcuminoids found in Turmeric has the super power to accelerate the production of this hormone. Hence Turmeric plays a great role in maintaining Brain Health.
Lowers the Risk of Heart DiseasesStudies has been conducted from decades for finding the various reasons behind heart disorders. Curcumin found in Turmeric has the ability to reverse the process of heart disease. When it comes to Heart health curcumin has the ability to improve the functioning of endothelium which is the lining of the blood vessels. Endothelial dis functioning can be a great cause for heart diseases and it also causes the inability to control blood pressure and blood clotting. Curcumin can also prevent inflammation and oxidation which is an other cause of heart diseases.
Ability to Prevent CancerResearchers found curcumin as an effective herb for preventing cancer and also for treating it. Turmeric is famous for its anti-cancerous abilities. Its also used a lot for cosmetics as well as a disinfectant. Studies show that can reduce the growth , spread of cancer cells as well as it can contribute to the death of existing cancer cells. High dose of curcumin along with a simulator like pepper can be used to treat cancer. Maybe curcumin will be used along with conventional cancer treatment one day. It’s too early to say for sure, but it looks promising.
Treating Alzheimer's DiseaseAlzheimer's is the most common nuero degenerative disease in the world. It is the main cause of dementia. Unfortunately no effective treatment for Alzheimer's is available yet . Therefore the prevention from this disease is really important. Once it's affected it can't be cured. Inflammation and oxidative damage is the main cause for the occurrence of Alzheimer's disease. Curcumin can effectively cure both. But still there is no surety whether curcumin can cure Alzheimer's or not.
Delays Aging and Age related diseasesCurcumin acts as a very popular anti aging supplement. As we have discussed about the anti inflammatory and anti oxidant properties of curcumin , it can effectively prevent aging and aging related chronic disorders.
You can buy fresh and organic Turmeric with no added preservatives in online from spicesfarm.com.The spice is produced in Kerala, the southern tropical state of India which has the best weather favorable for quality yield of Turmeric
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