In India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh : Turmeric, a spice with Miraculous Benefits
Today we are going to talk about an extraordinary food supplement, one of the most powerful plants in the world: Turmeric. Orange like a pumpkin, it is full of benefits for body and mind.
Native to India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, turmeric is considered an exceptional plant because of its many properties (spice, food preservative, colouring agent, cosmetic and medicinal).
Traditional Indian medicine (Ayurvedic medicine) has been using the turmeric rhizome since ancient times, particularly for its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. It helps the body to fight stress and maintain the effectiveness of natural defences. It has also been used for a very long time as an anti-inflammatory in Indian Ayurvedic medicine. It is probably the most powerful natural anti-inflammatory drug identified to date
What is important is the upper part of the plant: the rhizome
The curry used in Sri Lankan and Indian cuisine comes directly from turmeric.
There has been an extremely low cancer rate in turmeric consuming countries. Turmeric is estimated to be one of the top five antioxidants in the world.
Turmeric powder (curry) can be consumed as a juice or even in small pieces in a salad. The taste is quite pleasant, it can be found everywhere in the organic departments of the stores and it costs almost nothing.
Turmeric can be combined with black pepper to make it more bio-available (easily assimilated by the body).