Turmeric is getting more attention and talking lately. Some natural experts are calling this spice is a superfood. And no wonder why,Turmeric is a world renowned powerful antioxidant.
One tablespoon of turmeric contains 0.5 mg of manganese, 2.8 mg of iron! Other minerals include copper, calcium, zinc, potassium, magnesium and phosphorus.
Turmeric also contains choline, folate, niacin, betaine and vitamins C, E, K and B6.
Turmeric helps clean the blood,helps tissues to rejuvenate,increases energy, stimulates liver, fights pimples,boils, adds colour and juiciness to skin.
Turmeric is a powerhouse of bioflavonoids which works as well as prescription anti-inflammatories,it helps prevent arteries from hardening, and help make blood vessels strong and supports collagen.
It holds connective tissue together, lessens bruising, internal bleeding,swelling,spider and varicose veins,lowers cholesterol,stimulates bile production,strengthens the immune system and fights inflammation,infections and herpes. Turmeric also slows cataract formation.
It also tastes delicious! Add it to your salads, soups, curries, sauces.
You can even make turmeric tea! It’s easy to make,you will need 2 cups of water and 0.5 tsp ground turmeric,some lemon and honey to taste. Just bring water to the boil,reduce the heat and add turmeric. Simmer for 10 minutes. Strain into the mug using a mesh strainer. Add lemon and honey to taste.
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