Turmeric is a very important and preferred spice in the cuisine of all of India, or almost all of Asia. Turmeric is also a very important ingredient in Bengali henshel. Turmeric has been used as a spice in our cooking for a long time. Not only does it enhance the taste of food, turmeric has great medicinal properties. Know the properties of turmeric.
Reduces skin aging
Raw turmeric works great to protect the glow of the skin and slow down the aging of the skin. The anti-oxidant properties of curcumin present in turmeric protect the skin from signs of aging. Raw turmeric paste can be applied on the face to protect the skin from various skin blemishes, wrinkles and tan.
Protects against infection
The anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties of curcumin stored in turmeric protect the esophagus from various bacterial attacks. It also reduces the chances of esophagitis.
Prevents colds and coughs
Raw turmeric increases the immunity of our body and gives relief from cold. Besides, curcumin present in turmeric helps to reduce influenza, cold and cough.
Raw turmeric has anti-oxidant properties. Which saves us from anemia. Girls are more prone to anemia. So they eat raw turmeric regularly, they get benefits. Curcumin in turmeric protects red blood cells.
To eliminate cancer
Curcumin present in raw turmeric helps to eliminate cancer. Curcumin stops the growth of cancer cells and causes them to die. As a result, the chances of cancer are reduced.
Good for diabetes
Curcumin in turmeric acts as an anti-diabetic agent and helps lower blood sugar levels. It regulates the action of the insulin hormone stored in it, keeps the blood sugar level under control and keeps the pancreas healthy.
Helps in weight loss
Regular consumption of raw turmeric prevents accumulation of fat in the body and increases the rate of metabolism. So those who are worried about gaining weight, can eat raw turmeric regularly.
Beneficial in reducing acne
Those who have gout can easily benefit from eating raw turmeric regularly. Curcumin in turmeric clears the airways and improves breathing.
But it is not good to eat less or more of anything. So you can consult a doctor or nutritionist to know how much turmeric is suitable for your body.