Turmeric is an important part of the Indian kitchen and today the whole world is aware of its amazing properties. The properties of turmeric come from its color and flavor that makes it unique from any other spice of herb.

Not only in Indian Ayurvedic medicine ways, but Chinese treatment also take turmeric to be an important part of various treatments. The spice can be used in treating cold, cancer and many other diseases that are either regular or are too serious and can become life threatening ahead.

Along with the property of treating various ailments, turmeric is also used as a remedy for anti ageing with its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. The amazing anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties of turmeric are gained by its ingredient curcumin. It has been recently studied and proved also that the ingredient curcumin consists of antiseptic properties.

Along with the effective ingredient curcumin, turmeric is also filled with a number of other nutrients such as fiber, minerals and vitamins.

The best part of turmeric is that is a non-toxic spice and it is free from any kind of side effects. As turmeric is absolutely safe, and full of various health benefits, it is known as a remedy for a number of things such as:

  • Easing out the digestion process
  • Reducing and soothing pain
  • Controlling diabetes
  • Preventing diseases like arthritis, cancer and Alzheimer
  • Healing of wounds
  • Detoxification of the liver
  • Provides healthy skin with its great toning property
  • Keeps your heart healthy
  • Improves your mood

The best way to consume turmeric is to prepare some recipes with the spice and consume them on a regular basis. In countries like India, turmeric is a spice that is used in almost all the recipes that are cooked everyday in all households.

A woman was troubled with the dark circles under her eyes and hence used different cosmetic products that claimed to treat her dark circles. But none of the cosmetic products were good enough to provide her good results.

Then after some days she heard about the turmeric paste from somewhere. She started using this turmeric paste on her dark circles and was surprised to see that her dark circles were almost gone in just 5 days. She used a simple method of applying the turmeric paste o the dark circle area and then use to leave it for some time, after which she used to wash it off with water. After a time of 5 days or so, she noticed that her dark circles are gone and her skin look rejuvenated and bright.

So, in case if you are suffering from such dark circles, then you can also get rid of them by simple knowing the method of making this amazing paste to solve your problem:

Put a pinch of turmeric in about half teaspoon lemon juice. On this add one pinch flour and one-teaspoon tomato juice. Now mix all these ingredients well and get a paste out of it. Apply the paste on your dark circles and leave it for ten minutes.

Also you can make a paste by adding turmeric powder into pineapple juice and follow the same procedure to apply it.

Not only for treating dark circles, turmeric is also used in preparing the golden milk that is held to be very healthy drink since the ancient yogic times. This drink is useful in treating a number of health issues such as cold, fever, pain, infections, diarrhea, parasites and many more.

The golden milk can be prepared in this way.

Ingredients to be used are:

  • Milk – one cup
  • Raw honey – one teaspoon
  • Ground turmeric – half teaspoon
  • Ground black pepper – 1/4th teaspoon
  • Coconut oil (extra virgin) – half teaspoon
  • Cinnamon

Method to prepare it

Heat the milk and add cinnamon to it. On this now add honey, turmeric, pepper, and then the coconut oil. Stir the mixture well but do not let it boil. Put down the mixture from the flame and strain it to get the golden milk. Drink it warm.

Source: Healthy Lifestyle Base