From India, turmeric is a polyphenol stem, usually used as a spice for cooking, also has a lot of benefits for our health.
Turmeric as an anti-inflammatory
Turmeric improves the mobility of the joint and at the same time helps to reduce joint pains,such as rheumatoid polyarthritis degenerative osteoarthritis, the post-operative pains. This, thanks to it’s anti-inflammatory power. This plants also protects inflammatory diseases of the liver and the bowel, like obstruction of the bile duct and chronic diseases of the liver.
Turmeric fight against cancer
In Asia, turmeric has been used for many centuries because of its anti-cancer components. Turmeric slows down the development of several types of cancers. Combined with radiotherapy and chemotherapy, turmeric favors more cellular death, and would reduce the training of metastases as well as the toxicity of treatments in particular the cutaneous damages caused by the radiotherapy during a breast cancer. Curcumin, one of the components present in the turmeric, possesses positive effects in the treatment of certain cancers. “In China, it is used to handle the first phases of cervical cancer, in parallel the usual allopathic treatments ” explains Christine Calvet, a naturopath.
Turmeric, a digestive assistant
The World Health Organization recognized its positive action against digestive disorders. Besides calming stomach pains, it optimizes the disrupted biliary functions, which can be in particular the cause of constipation, and it also improves the quality of the intestinal permeable mucous membranes. Consumed daily, the turmeric reduces inflammation and has a preventive effect on ulcers.
But be careful ..
It assimilates badly on its own, it is necessary to consume it with some greasy foods, and with pepper or with ginger. The cocktail turmeric-ginger is an excellent anti-inflammatory drug. Choose a food complement titled in 95 % of curcumin. Watch out, the people having a risk of kidney stones should avoid consuming it too much, because he increases the level of oxalic acid in urines.
The “Beauty-moment” with turmeric
Test the homemade turmeric mask.
A very important thing, besides being natural, this facial mask with turmeric is very economical because of its composition. This mask, uses natural and cheap ingredients. Besides, the facial mask of turmeric is completed to help restore the balance of the skin and to clean the skin. The turmeric mask is ideal in case of acne and eczema, thanks to its powerful anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and anti-fungal activity. It has the power of remove red patches, infections and acne completely.
Before preparing the recipe of the turmeric mask, arm yourselves with gloves and towels to protect your clothes.
Turmeric mask for having a beautiful and radiant skin
- 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder
- 1 teaspoon of honey
- 1 teaspoon of yoghurt or milk
In a bowl mix the turmeric, the honey and the yoghurt to obtain a homogeneous pastry.
With a brush apply the mask on the whole face being careful to your eye contour.
Let it dry during 20 minutes and rinse with warm water.
You can apply this mask twice a week.
So, make one more step toward natural