Have you heard of turmeric? If you are someone who enjoys international cuisine then you probably have; turmeric is one of the main ingredients in a plethora of delicious dishes from India, Thailand and Persia. Turmeric is also used as a textile dye. But turmeric is more than just any old spice or color-it can also be used for medicinal purposes including weight loss and has been a part of Ayurveda, ancient Indian medicine, for thousands of years.
There are a myriad of health benefits associated with turmeric and if you are someone who wants to live your life in a natural way then you should definitely know about them. Here are some of the main reasons turmeric has been used as a part of medicine through the ages:It is a natural anti-inflammatory aid
- It is a natural antibiotic and antiseptic
- It acts as a painkiller for minor aches and discomfort
- It can help cuts, scrapes, and wounds heal faster
- It provides relief for burns
- It has been shown to prevent the growth and spread of various cancers, from prostate cancer to breast cancer
- It helps metabolize fat and assists in weight management or weight loss
- It can be used to treat arthritis naturally
- It has been shown to impede the progress of multiple sclerosis
Tumeric is really a multifaceted health aid, and it can be used to both prevent and treat a variety of ailments. The good thing is that you don't have to feel like infusing your diet with turmeric is a pain or something to dread-cooking dishes with turmeric can be quite tasty.
The natural world is teeming with plants, herbs and minerals that can be used to effectively treat any condition that affects your body. Modern medicine has tried to create synthetic replacements for what nature naturally provides, but in doing so modern medicine has sometimes caused more harm than good. While you should always consult the physician you trust most vis-à-vis issues with your health, it is definitely worth looking into alternative methods of medical treatment as a way to avoid the chemicals and toxins regularly found in products of pharmaceutical companies. Tumeric is one such natural treatment for weight loss, and it is really all-encompassing-who wouldn't want to manage their weight and protect against all kinds of cancer all at the same time? Ingesting turmeric can help you kill many health birds with one stone, so take the time to learn a little more about how you can use it to maintain your health and well-being.
About the Author
Maureen Hamilton is an Integrated Neuro-Linguistic Programming Master Practitioner, Hypnotherapist and a Demartini Method Facilitator. Maureen has previously worked in many areas of health in Australia as well as overseas. Her health background includes training in general and midwifery nursing, mental health plus other modalities. Maureen is very much involved in promoting and assisting people to obtain optimal health and is absolutely committed to helping people to stop smoking and/or lose weight naturally using Hypnosis and NLP.