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Health and Beauty Benefits of Turmeric
Turmeric has been used as a culinary and medicinal spice for over 6000 years. Ancient Ayurvedic and traditional Chinese medicine knew that the benefits of turmeric were many, and they used it daily for this reason. For more than 100 years it has been studied by western medicine for its properties relating to:
- pain relief
- central nervous system support
- cardiovascular system support
- digestive system support
- immune system support
- hepatic system support
- vision support
- diabetes prevention
- hypertension prevention
- auto-immune conditions like, rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia, and MS,
and most recently for its ability to halt and reverse cancer stem cell growth. Indeed, there are over 13,000 published articles and studies at the National Institute of Health’s PubMed site pertaining to the benefits of turmeric and curcumin.
In this section, we explore the many areas in which turmeric curcumin has been proven to be medicinally effective as well as its applications as a beauty enhancer. Continue reading and be amazed by the seemingly infinite array of health and beauty benefits offered by this amazing plant.