For many years, Turmeric was used in the traditional Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine for the numerous healing properties it possesses.
This yellowish curry spice is extremely beneficial for treating a number of health issues including skin conditions, liver disease, gastrointestinal and respiratory issues, wounds, and sprained muscles.
A number of studies confirmed its effectiveness in the case of digestive issues, various infections, inflammation and even some cancer types.
According to the researchers, curcumin, the active compound in turmeric, is the reason why this herb is so beneficial for your overall health. In fact, it is proved that curcumin possesses anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antimicrobial and many other properties.
With its powerful antimicrobial properties, curcumin can support a healthy digestive system. Moreover, it can help in the cases of peptic ulcer, gastritis, and gastric cancer.
This amazing active compound has potent cancer-fighting and antioxidant properties, and it can fight the free radicals in the body, thus preventing their harmful effects on our body.
Healing properties of curcumin:
- Positively affect the membranes of the cells in the human body;
- Positively modulate nearly 160 different physiological pathways and 700 genes;
- Positively affect inflammatory molecules, DNA, cell survival proteins, etc.
In addition, it is proved that curcumin has the ability to treat neurological disorders, autoimmune, liver, lung, inflammatory, metabolic, and cardiovascular diseases, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease.
As we said before, curcumin has powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, and can support the brain function and promote optimal brain health.
According to a number of studies, curcumin can treat Alzheimer’s disease. It has many natural agents which have the ability to block the production of beta- amyloid, the substance that leads to the build-up of plaques. To be more specific, people who suffer from Alzheimer’s have greater brain inflammation levels.
Curcumin can inhibit the activity of inflammatory metabolic byproducts including cyclooxygenase-2 and cyclooxygenase-2 enzymes that can modulate inflammation, due to its effective anti-inflammatory properties.
Also, curcumin has the ability to relieve osteoarthritis pain. A study proved that osteoarthritis patients who took 200mg of curcumin on a daily basis have lower pain and greater mobility.
And the best part about this amazing ingredient is that it can treat almost all types of cancer. Many studies proved that due to its potent anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, and antioxidant properties, it can be very useful in the case of bowel, skin, lung, breast, liver, stomach, and colon cancer.
It has the ability to prevent the growth of cancer cell by addressing multiple molecular pathways once it enters the cell, destroying the cancerous cells, without harming the healthy cells. Also, there are many studies which showed that curcumin can support the function of specific chemotherapy medication, thus enhancing removal of cancer cells.
Raw, organic honey, on the other hand, has unique therapeutic properties, so its regular consumption can improve your overall health.
The combination of honey and turmeric can elevate the number of beneficial bacteria in the intestines and enhance digestion. It can act as a powerful natural antibiotic and it can boost the immune system, and kill numerous viruses and bacteria in your body.
This amazing homemade antibiotic is completely safe and does not have any side effects. And the best part is that is very easy and simple to prepare. Just follow the instructions below.
Homemade Natural Antibiotic Recipe
- 100g of raw organic honey
- 1 tablespoon organic turmeric powder
Mix the ingredients well and transfer the mixture into a glass container.
If you are having a common cold or flu, you should take this natural antibiotic in this way:
Take half a spoon of the remedy every hour. The following day you should consume half a spoon every 2 hours while the third day half a teaspoon, 3 times a day.
Make sure not to swallow the remedy instantly, but left in your mouth to melt. It can be consumed with milk or warm tea. Actually, there are many people who claim that after 3 days of using this amazing remedy, they noticed significant improvements and there weren’t any flu or cold symptoms anymore.
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