Turmeric is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial plant of the ginger family, Zingiberaceae. It grows perennially particularly in hot regions such as Southern Asia. This plant a perennial herbaceous plant, which reaches up to 1 m tall is highly branched, yellow to orange, cylindrical, aromatic rhizomes are super medicine to the human body. The leaves are alternate and arranged in two rows. They are divided into leaf sheath, petiole, and leaf blade. From the leaf sheaths, a false stem is formed. The petiole is 50 to 115 cm long. The simple leaf blades are usually 76 to 115 cm long and rarely up to 230 cm. They have a width of 38 to 45 cm and are oblong to elliptic narrowing at the tip. The roots and bulbs of this plant are habitually boiled and dried before being ground in turmeric powder. Turmeric has a sharp and bitter taste and is mostly known as a spice that is often added to flavor Indian curries.
A bit on how turmeric can help you in various ways:
Turmeric is used for arthritis, heartburn dyspepsia, stomach pain, diarrhea, intestinal gas, stomach bloating, loss of appetite,jaundice, liver issues and gallbladder disorders. Take Turmeric and Epson salt, Alfalfa, Cinnamon, Fish oil, Eucalyptus oil, Cherries, Borage Seed oil, Ginger, Black Cohosh, Sugar, Dandelion leaves, in an herbal treatment plan for arthritis in between meals, rather than with food to enhance their ability to reduce pain and stiffness due to inflammation. When taken with food, turmeric tends to act more on the digestion rather than on joint tissue.
Turmeric plant is also used for headaches. A different type of factors causes headaches including jobs, family issues and environmental issues. Take a dose of up to 500 milligrams of turmeric as many as three times a day as a preventive measure -- not simply when you have pain. Many pharmacy stores in Nigeria and health food company like FOREVER PRODUCTS, GNLD and Bell sell turmeric pills, or you can also buy the spice in bulk and make your own pills by filling gel capsules. You can also use this plant for bronchitis, colds, lung infections, fibromyalgia, leprosy, fever, and menstrual issues. Other uses include depression, Alzheimer's disease, water retention, worms, and kidney problems.
- Lubricates the joints and moisturizes skin
- Unique form of low molecular weight hyaluronic acid
- Contains beneficial ginger and turmeric root for joint support
- Suggested use: Two softgels daily as a dietary supplement.
- Contents: 60 Softgels
Turmeric plant ointments, lotions, creams and masks can help reduce localized inflammation caused by acne, psoriasis, eczema and burns. It has anti-viral and anti-bacterial properties that help treat wounds and hasten healing, therefore preventing spread of infection. Turmeric and Aloe Vera mix together make a soothing paste for sunburned skin. The various chemicals in turmeric help decreases the swelling or inflammation and redness caused by various skin conditions. Click here for more uses on Turmeric for skin care: TIPSANDBEAUTY
I hope you've enjoyed this few tip I shared with you? However, take note; turmeric can cause side effects, specifically thinning of the blood. So consult a health practitioner before starting any herbal treatment of turmeric that's to be swallowed.