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Health Benefits of Turmeric

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Health Benefits of Turmeric

Bioactive ingredients found in this herb are pleiotropic in nature- the same molecule can bind to a variety of enzymes and other molecular targets in the body. Turmeric is a ‘miracle herb’. You have heard this one quite a number of times. But what makes this herb so miraculous. Well, we have put together an exhaustive list of health benefits of turmeric!

Turmeric promotes all round health

It is an anti-inflammatory agent

It reduces symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome

Turmeric protects pancreas from disorders

Turmeric for Bones, Joints, etc.

It reduces severity of various types of arthritis

It protects bone in osteoarthritis

It can help in healing of bone fractures

It helps in treatment of muscle disorders

Turmeric Helps Hematologic system/Blood related disorders

It aids in treatment of thalassemia

Dietary turmeric may benefit in anemia

Curcumin has anti-platelet property

It benefits spleen health

Turmeric is good for brain and nervous system

It alleviates depression

It benefits in post traumatic stress disorder

It benefits in bipolar disorder

It is a natural painkiller

It is a potent antioxidant

It protects DNA from damage

It helps in heavy metal detoxification

Turmeric speeds up post operative recovery

Turmeric helps digestive system

It improves digestion and stomach health

It benefits in GERD and acid reflux

It helps in treatment of inflammatory bowel disease

It can boost memory and help in learning disorders

It can prevent Alzheimer’s disease

It is therapeutic in Parkinson’s

It helps in recovery after stroke

It benefits in epilepsy and seizures

It reduces morphine tolerance/dependence

Turmeric is good for eye and ear related disorders

It helps in treatment of uveitis

It can help in treatment of glaucoma and cataract

It can potentially aid in tinnitus treatment

Turmeric is good for oral health

Turmeric holds health benefits in gingivitis

It gets rid of plaque

It is therapeutic in treatment of periodontitis

It is effective in treating oral lichen planus

Turmeric benefits in oral ulcers

Turmeric is good for healthy respiratory system

It relieves cough and cold

It is anti-asthma agent

It protects from nicotine smoke induced damage

It helps in treatment of COPD

Turmeric is good for liver & gallbladder diseases

It protects liver from toxicity

It protects from alcohol induced toxicity

It remedies non alcoholic fatty liver disease

It aids in liver fibrosis treatment

It benefits in hepatitis

It can prevent gallstone formation

Turmeric promotes metabolic health [ diabetes, BP, weight loss]

Turmeric benefits in weight loss

It reduces cholesterol levels

It is an anti-diabetic agent

It reverses prediabetes

It lowers blood pressure

Turmeric is good for endocrine system and hormonal disorders

It benefits thyroid health

It benefits in hirsutism

Turmeric is good for cardiovascular system & heart diseases

It is therapeutic in uterine fibroids

It benefits in PCOS

It therapeutic in treatment of vaginitis and leucorrhoea

It can help in treatment of toxicity induced male infertility

It is therapeutic in prostatitis and benign prostate enlargement

Turmeric benefits urinary system

It helps in treatment of urinary infections

It prevents HPV from progressing to cancer

It is therapeutic in herpes

It can help in treatment of influenza

It is anti-Candida agent

Turmeric for Cancer

Turmeric kills cancer cells

It is anti-angiogenic agent

It prevents metastasis

It increases chemosensitivity and radiosensitivity

It protects kidney from disorders and toxicity

Turmeric shows potential in reducing aging of skin

It helps in treatment of psoriasis

It protects from sunburns and offers photoprotection

It can soothe eczema

It can help in treatment of acne

It hastens wound healing

It has immunomodulatory action

It helps in treatment of lupus

It ameliorates allergic reactions

It is therapeutic in ulcerative colitis

It is a strong anti-microbial agent

It benefits in HIV in multiple ways

It protects from toxicity of cancer treatment

It has chemopreventive potential

It offers cardioprotection

It reduces incidence of heart attacks

It helps in atherosclerosis

It benefits in thrombosis