Turmeric is one of the most useful plants in the world today reason being, it can bring healing to the body by dealing with a long list of illnesses. Turmeric originates from India and has since spread to the world making it readily available. This also makes it one of the cheapest remedies in the equation. The root is the most potent of the plant’s anatomy and contains an active bio-ingredient known as curcumin.
The ingredient works to reduce inflammation as well as swelling in the body. Benefits of turmeric include restoration as well as reconstruction of damaged cells in the liver for those that suffer diabetes. People with diabetes are advised to use turmeric in their diet so as to enjoy these benefits.
Turmeric also balances the blood pressure which gets rid of any hypertension in the body. It is also a powerful antioxidant helping the body to eliminate any kinds of waste from it. Best of all, it is one of the best food additives when it comes to taste.
Turmeric is also known to relieve any lung related stress ranging from congestion to infections. It is one of the best options for people suffering from asthma and allergies that pertain to the surroundings. It also relieves nasal passages clearing out any infections.
You will also enjoy relief from painful chemotherapy helping speed up your recovery as well as severe heart arrhythmia. Turmeric also helps thin out clots from the blood system that may cause heart attacks.
Turmeric Side effects
Turmeric is a natural herb, and so this makes it very safe for the body even when used for a long time. You need however to be careful not to use it in massive doses especially when it is in supplement form as this could result in some side effects. It is advised that you seek the advice of a doctor if you want to use turmeric as a form or treatment. Using this in combination with other drugs may cause serious problems despite the fact that the plant is natural.
Some of the side effects will include an increased menstrual flow for women, increased liver function tests, uterine contracts for expecting women, an increased risk of bleeding due to the thinning out of blood, hyperactive bladder contractions, nausea and diarrhea.
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Maggie Martin is currently completing her Ph.D. in Cell Biology. When she is not busy at the university, she takes interest in a variety of things such as lifestyle, food, health, herbal medicine, and the benefits of turmeric. Follow her on Twitter @Maggiemartin
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