Looking for a new superfood to add to your diet?
Turmeric Root should definitely be at the top of your list!
This amazing root imported from India possess a wide range of health benefits that may surprise you. Here’s what you get from this amazing food.
Turmeric has been shown to help prevent melanoma cells from forming, as well aid in the destruction of present melanoma cancer cells. In a study, it prevented the spread of breast cancer in mice, and when combined with cauliflower, it helped to prevent prostate cancer, ceases the growth of present prostate cancer cells, and stop the growth of blood vessels in tumors and the spread of tumors, in general. Turmeric is also known to reduce the risk of childhood leukemia. The views are optimistic with regard to the benefits of turmeric in the treatment of other forms of cancer. It also boosts the effects of chemo drug, paclitaxel.
This powerful root helps with cuts and wounds as well. It acts as a natural antiseptic and has antibacterial agent and speeds the healing of wounds. It has anti-inflammatory properties and is a natural painkiller.
It aids with inflammatory skin conditions such as psoriasis. Turmeric helps with rheumatoid arthritis. The Chinese have even used turmeric for the treatment of depression.
In terms of weight loss, turmeric has been know to help with fat metabolism and weight management.
You can purchase turmeric in whole form, pill form, or purchase turmeric in
“ground” form from the spice aisle at the supermarket.
I like to do weekly Turmeric Face masks to reduce and calm any breakouts as well as brighten my skin.
Here’s how it’s done!
MIX 1 teaspoon of ground turmeric & 2-3 tablespoons of one of the following:
-Apple Cider Vinger
-Orange Juice (fresh)
-Grapefruit Juice (fresh)
Apply this mixture to your face WITH GLOVES! Avoid contact with your eyes, eyebrows, and hairline.
Leave on for 20 minutes then rinse. This mask will leave an yellow tint on your skin. DO NOT WORRY. This will come off after your wash your face, but you do not have to wash it off. I do my masks at night and do not bother doing a second wash of my face after I rinse the mask of.
Try this mask out and let us know what you think! 🙂