The Health Benefits of Turmeric

Turmeric, a spice native to India and one of the staples spices and medicinal herbs of Ayurveda (an ancient holistic healing system), may be one of the most effective nutritional supplements in existence.

Turmeric contains compounds called curcuminoids, of which the most important is curcumin. As the main active ingredient in turmeric, curcumin has powerful [anti-inflammatory] effects and is a very strong [antioxidant]

Additional benefits to turmeric and curcumin include:

  1. Promotes digestion
  2. Improved brain function and a lower risk of brain diseases
  3. Maintains comfortable joint movement
  4. Supports healthy blood sugar levels
  5. Supports proper functioning of the liver
  6. Nourishes the heart and circulatory system and lowers risk of heart disease
  7. Bolsters the immune system
  8. Prevents cancer
  9. Useful in preventing and treating Alzheimer’s disease
  10. Fights depression

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