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Benefits of Turmeric.
1. "Weight Loss Secret":
It Turns Bad Fat Good. Fat burning is critical to weight loss. The liver is the organ that is essential for fat burning. Turmeric can help detoxify the liver and protect cell damage caused due to environmental pollutants, attack from free radicals etc. High cholesterol causes plaque build up in arterial walls leading to coronary heart disease, atherosclerosis, weight gain etc. Research has found that turmeric extracts can lower blood cholesterol levels – especially LDL ‘bad’ cholesterol. It has lipid lowering properties.
2. Turmeric milk helps build immunity.
Turmeric milk is an excellent tonic to improve your general immunity against a host of diseases. It is especially useful in the cold and flu season, thanks to its antiviral effect. If you’re prone to pick up infectious diseases, make a habit of having a cup of turmeric milk on an empty stomach in the morning or before bedtime.
3. Gives relief from a cough and cold.
Turmeric increases mucus production which naturally flushes out the microbes that have managed to get a foothold in the respiratory tract. The antiviral and antibacterial properties of turmeric can help fight the infections while the anti-inflammatory property helps relieve the symptoms. A cup of warm turmeric milk will relieve nighttime coughing and provide good sleep.
4. It is a good remedy for digestive problems.
Turmeric improves digestion, helps relieve gas and bloating as well as heartburn resulting from gastric reflux. Also increases the flow of bile, which helps in fat digestion. Loss of appetite and indigestion can be successfully treated with a cup of turmeric milk a day. Turmeric also can prevent and treat gastrointestinal infections and get rid of worms.
5. It is a liver tonic.
Clinical studies have demonstrated the ability of the curcumin in turmeric to prevent and reverse liver cirrhosis due to it's hepatoprotective and detoxifying action.
6. It is an excellent blood purifier.
Turmeric has always been regarded as an excellent detoxifying agent.
7. Clarifies and improves the skin.
Turmeric has been used externally as a beauty aid because of the visible changes it produces on the skin. It makes the skin smooth, removes fine lines and other signs of premature aging, reduces acne, and lightens scars.
8. Gives relief from autoimmune diseases.
People often report relief of symptoms and long-term remissions, or even complete cure, with alternative treatments with herbals. Turmeric scores high in this regard. Turmeric milk is a convenient way to derive the immune-modulating benefits of the herb.
9. It’s a good headache remedy.
A cup of warm turmeric milk can ease headaches. Turmeric increases mucus flow as well as lightens its texture, promoting sinus drainage. Thinning of blood naturally improves blood circulation.
10. Reduces arthritic pain.
Relief from arthritic pain is one of the most common reasons for a large majority of people turning to herbal remedies like turmeric.
11. Improves reproductive health of women. Turmeric acts as a mild phytoestrogen, it increases fertility, help during painful periods, relieves post-menopausal symptoms.
12. It has anticancer properties.
The curcumin in turmeric has been shown to kill cancer cells and prevent metastasis in laboratory studies. It is found to be effective against cancers of the breast, prostate, skin, colon, and lung. Drinking turmeric milk regularly may help prevent malignant growths as well as stop their progress in the early stages.
13. It is a good sleep aid
Warm Golden Curcuma Milk milk is remedy for insomnia on account of the amino acid tryptophan which can increase serotonin levels in the brain.