Tumeric This Super Hero is part of the ginger family, it’s a very strong anti flammatory and is not only used for cooking and medicine, it’s a cosmetic ingredient and dye. It assists period pain, rheumatoid arthritis, anti cancer, anti fungal, analgesic, stimulant, aromatic, stomach ulcers, irritable bowel, lymph gland problems, hemmorrhoids, staphylococcus, jaundice, nose bleed, reduced fevers, intestinal parasites and more including;
Turmeric is a double whammy against normal aging with its skin promotion and antioxidant capabilities.
Supporting your memory function due to antioxidants.
Promoting your heart health yep again those mighty antioxidants called curcuminoids.
Boosting your immune system due to those free radical fighters.
Supports your overall eye health.
Aids your skeletal system and joint health.
Helps you maintain healthy cells with support against free radicals
Balances the health of your digestive system as it triggers bile flow.
Aids healthy blood and your circulatory system supporting healthy liver function.
Helps you maintain normal cholesterol levels to support your cardiovascular system as it binds cholesterol to fibre and removes the bodies waste products.
Assists your neurological system’s healthy response to stress.
Promotes a healthy female reproductive system assists healthy hormone function due to detoxification.
Promotes your healthy nervous system and helps occasional discomfort with pain relief.
Helps you maintain blood sugar levels already within the normal range.
Cleanse the skin through cleaning the blood.
Balance the skins natural flora with its antibiotic properties.
Nourish the skin and has been ailed the skin food for thousands of years, Supports your absorption of vitamins and minerals.
Promotes the wellness of your circulatory system which assists weight-loss.
Antioxidants remove toxins from the blood making it easier for the body to shed excess fat.
The leaves are used in Asian cookery by using large leaves to wrap around white and red meats, adding a mild flavor during cooking.
The Young leaves and flowers are lightly steamed and eaten.
Turmeric is the base and essential ingredient of curry powder. make your own by blending peeled root with ginger, garlic, onion add black pepper and olive oil to increase the antioxidant level, my favorite is sri lankin curry base.
Use in dhal and Bean dishes.
Use a little powder to color biscuits and it makes a beautiful golden milk latte with macadamia & coconut milk.
Add to Pickles for color i.e Cauliflower.
Add to couscous, rice, quinoa, barley and with some vegetable stock or chicken stock as a good accompaniment to a meal.
A great additive to soups, dressings and sauces.
“Interesting Fact about Turmeric”
‘Turmeric has been held in high esteem in Ayurvedic medicine and therapeutic benefits are spread over many areas, studies now prove that tumeric is responsible for the lack of many predominantly western diseases in India.’