May 19, 2023
Nature's Remedy : Discover the Healing Powers of Turmeric
Turmeric is known as the golden spice. It is a well-known and widely used spice. It is used in cooking to increase the flavor of food. It has numerous health benefits hence used in almost all Ayurvedic concoctions. It is also used topically for healthy and glowing skin.
Turmeric and its benefits have been known to the people of India for over 4000 years. Hence the mention of spice is found in every book and used in cooking. It gives the food flavor and yellow color. The recent studies conducted by Western medicine have made the spice even more popular. Curcumin is one of the powerful compound in turmeric. It is a strong antioxidant and has powerful anti-inflammatory benefits. Due to this, it is used to heal any cuts, bruises, and other ailments and support well-being.
The bright yellow color of turmeric is also known as Indian Saffron. It can be eaten fresh and raw or can be dried, to be used in powdered form. There are around 133 varieties of turmeric found.
Turmeric in Ayurveda
In Ayurveda, turmeric is said to balance tridoshas which means to balance all the 3 elements of nature – air, fire, and water – Vata, pitta, and Kapha. However, anything in excess is bad. So turmeric in excess can aggravate pitta and Vata. Hence it needs to be taken in moderation. Turmeric
is beneficial for blood, plasma, and lymph. The usage of turmeric soothes these tissues and also maintains their healthy flow and function. Turmeric has a cleansing energy that helps in digestion and reduces toxicity.
In yogic traditions, turmeric is said to support ligaments and cleanse our nadis, chakras, and energetic centers of the body.
Benefits of turmeric
- It is anti-inflammatory
Turmeric can reduce inflammation in the body and keep the chemicals that initiate inflammation in check. It can relieve inflammatory ailments of the stomach, arthritis, and pancreatitis.
- It aids in digestion
Turmeric can cure digestive disorders like gas, bloating, inflammatory bowel conditions, and ulcerative colitis.
- It has anti-cancer properties
Turmeric has anti-cancer properties to cure breast, bowel, skin, and stomach cancer cells, along with regular cancer treatment.
- It can control sugar levels
Due to its curcumin compound, turmeric can help to lower blood sugar. It can prevent prediabetes to become a diabetes condition
- It improves heart condition
By lowering cholesterol and blood pressure, it can maintain a healthy heart and reduce the risk of heart attacks
- It may help with preventing Alzheimer’s disease
Turmeric could help to prevent Alzheimer’s risk and also lower its progression.
- It helps with arthritis
The anti-inflammatory properties of turmeric are said to help people with rheumatoid arthritis, joint aches and pain, and osteoarthritis.
- It improves skin health
It can treat skin conditions like eczema, ulcers, and wounds on its topical application.
- It helps in weight reduction
As Turmeric aids in metabolism, it helps with overall weight reduction with proper diet and exercise.
Turmeric is safe to consume and use in moderate quantities. The powdered form can be used in cooking, the paste of turmeric can be applied topically, and turmeric juice can be included in other beverages and consumed. It can also be mixed with oil and used for massage.
The whole root is beneficial. However, one can avoid turmeric in cases of hepatitis, jaundice, gallstones, bile duct obstruction, and hyperacidity.
At Sattvishtik Wellness Farms, we believe in everything natural. From the breeding of A2 Gir cow to growing the golden herb turmeric, we apply the traditional methods, which ensures the ultimate purity of our products.
The turmeric powder available with us is grown naturally and we do not use any chemical fertilizer. It is purely organic. The turmeric thus grown is harvested, sun-dried and we mill ground it. This ensures the curcumin levels are preserved. The turmeric powder is available in 250 gms, 500 gms, and in 1 kg packets.
People these days are addicted to coffee and tea, however, these beverages aren’t healthy in the long run. Sattvishtik Wellness Farms offers you a Turmeric latte. This product has all the benefits of turmeric plus a few other spices like saffron, ginger, ganthoda, cinnamon, elachi, peepramul, and jaifal. This potent mix can be mixed with milk and consumed daily. The organic turmeric mixed with a measured quantity of other herbs gives you the goodness of turmeric plus other herbs. You can include it in your daily diet for better health.
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