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Turmeric has been used for 4000 years for medicinal purposes as an important anti-inflammatory ingredient. Also known as strong antioxidant is used to treat many ailments.
One note It should be used as an additive. Excessive consumption of turmeric has negative consequences. It causes thinning of the blood, promotes bruising and can burden the unprepared stomach.
Curcumin and its medicinal properties
Turmeric contains curcumin (3% of its turmeric content is this ingredient), which is known for its healing properties. It has the ability to build into the cell membrane and stabilize its work.
In Chinese medicine, turmeric is known for its properties soothing wounds, it is used successfully for skin lesions and hard to disappear rashes. In addition, it has a beneficial effect on digestion and alleviates any stomach upset (in small quantities works for stomach ulcers and irritable bowel syndrome). In addition, it is used in diabetes (lowers blood sugar) and in inflammation, also for gargling. Properties are known anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and anti-cancer turmeric (confirmed for some cancers).
In addition, curcumin has protective action, supports liver function and inhibits the production of gallstones. It has been shown to slow down accumulation of beta-amyloid, a component responsible for the development of Alzheimer's disease.