Turmeric : The Natural Healer

Ayurveda is the best home remedy for many diseases. Many herbs and plants are used to cure disease. Even centuries back it was Ayurveda the ultimate healer for all. And among all Turmeric is extensively used as in Ayurveda. Turmeric has always proved to be the best treatment of sprains and swellings since centuries. 



Derive from curcumin used for food colouring and also responsible for the yellow colour of turmeric researches have proved turmeric has the potential for the treatment of various diseases from cancer to Alzheimer’s. Once you know this magic spice you will realize why yellow curry is frequently available in kitchen. 

As per the express India and the ACS’ Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry scientists are developing a nano size capsule that will boost the body’s uptake of  curcumin and help fight several diseases. Please read on for more details .

As per SindhToday (Online Sindh Newspaper) dated 28th Oct 2009 turmeric can help in fighting cancer. As per Dr Lesley Walker, director of cancer information at Cancer Research UK the natural chemicals found in this wonder spice could be the path to the new treatments for esophageal cancer. 

Healing properties of turmeric

Turmeric plays the most active part in the treatment of the main organs like skin, heart, liver and lung. It is antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti-tumour, stimulant. The advantages are numberless. In general turmeric helps in reducing fever, diarrhoea and urinary disorders. It purifies the uterus and breast milk and regularise the reproductive system in women.

Uses of the golden spice of life –

Other names of Turmeric

  • Indian Saffron, Tumeric, Yellow Ginger
  • French: curcuma, saffron des Indes
  • German: Gelbwurz
  • Italian; curcuma
  • Spanish: curcuma
  • Arabic: kharkoum
  • Burmese: fa nwin
  • Chinese: wong geung fun
  • Indian: haldee, haldi, huldee, huldie
  • Indonesian: kunjit, kunyit
  • Malay: kunjit
  • Sinhalese: kaha
  • Tamil: munjal
  • Thai: kamin

 Want to know more  ? Read on  20 health benefits of turmeric

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