One of the most used and popular spices lately is full of nutrients and provides miraculous beneficial effects for the health, as it has powerful antioxidant, anti-aging and anti-inflammatory properties.
Its active ingredient is known as curcumin, which has an innumerate list of advantageous uses, and over 7000 reviewed scientific articles which explain its effects on our health.
A woman from Bristol, England has been consuming turmeric water for 12 months and it has benefited her health in an incredible way. Using turmeric water has improved her pH levels, her digestion and it also relieved her arthritis symptoms. She got all these benefits by drinking one glass of turmeric water every morning for 12 months.
To prepare this drink all you have to do is add a teaspoon of ground turmeric with a pinch of black pepper in a glass of warm water, stir it well and drink the whole glass immediately while still warm.
Some of the health benefits that you can get from drinking turmeric water every morning include:
Improved Heart Health – The main ingredient in turmeric, curcumin eliminates plaque from blood vessels and prevents blood clots. A group of experts from Niigata University of Pharmacy and Applied Life Sciences in Japan found that consumption of turmeric for 3 weeks has improved the heart condition in male rats.
Reverses type 2 diabetes – As it was published and demonstrated by The Auburn University in 2009, this spice has power provide great help in the treatment of diabetes.
Alkalizes your body – Turmeric is highly alkaline which is very beneficial because cancer thrives in an acidic environment only.
Protects the brain – The low levels of the growth hormone are often related to Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. The curcumin controls the levels of this hormone, and thus prevents age-related brain functions and brain diseases.
Fights against inflammation – Curcumin has potent anti-inflammatory properties and it efficiently fights inflammations and protects the organism.
Improves digestion – Scientists claim that regular consumption of turmeric can improve digestion.
Liver protection – Turmeric helps he gallbladder to function properly. It also protects the liver from the dangerous consequences of toxins and effectively regenerates the damaged liver cells.
Decelerates aging and promotes longevity – Curcumin successfully destroys free radicals and prevents inflammation, and thus decelerates the aging process.