Turmeric

Indian queen of spices

turmeric
Turmeric
has a spicy taste with a hint of orange and ginger flavour. It gives the dishes a unique oriental character and a lovely pale yellow colour.

Turmeric
is recognized as the healthiest spice in the world. It destroys viruses, reduces inflammation, and thanks to the antioxidant content inhibits the aging process and even prevents dangerous diseases. Scientists say that turmeric strengthens immunity, improves brain function, also has a positive effect on the heart and circulatory system, and even is an effective way to prevent cancer.

We should
regularly reach for this orange spice and apply it in our kitchen. It turns out, that turmeric not only tastes great but also has great healing properties. How else can I use it?

Turmeric as a cure for Acne

turmeric plant
We should
use inflammatory properties of turmeric against acne. At home I prepare quite often a mask that will help me to get rid of impurities, reduce the appearance of pores, reduce skin shine and equalize its tone. How to do it? It's quite simple.

Just
combine turmeric with a few drops of water or lemon juice and mix until reach a thick paste. Apply on face and leave for 15 minutes. After this time, wash the mask, gently massaging the skin for a few minutes. After that the effect of the sewage is guaranteed.

White teeth thanks to turmeric

Not
everyone knows that turmeric is very good for teeth whitening. Do not worry about this intensely orange colour of this spice. Turmeric thanks to the abrasive properties is very effectively as a way to removes tartar and thus which helps to keep the white smile. Just add a pinch of toothpaste. Turmeric has anti-inflammatory properties, which helps in the treatment of gum disease.


Problems with scalp condition

For
people who have problems with dandruff, eczema or very sensitive scalp it is recommended that they should use turmeric, which destroys fungi, bacteria and soothes irritation. Adding it to shampoo, we can very quickly forget about itching and flaking of the scalp.

This
spice can also be a component of regenerating hair mask. Just mixes the turmeric with olive oil, coconut oil or jojoba oil then massaged it into the skin and leaves for 15-20 minutes and then wash your hair as usual. It's a great way to get rid problems with the skin heads.

Tea of the longevity

turmeric root
It is
very interesting information that because of the richness of antioxidants in turmeric this spice can be used to delay the aging process. In Okinawa where lives the largest number of centenarians in the world, it is quite normal for them, that daily they drinks the brew on the basis of turmeric.

Recipe
for longevity tea is very easy. Half a liter of hot water should be mixed with one teaspoon of turmeric powder and leave to infuse for several minutes. After this time, you can add to this tea lemon juice or honey.

Natural booster

If
you need a dose of energy forget about the coffee. Make a smoothie with added turmeric. It contains substances which improve our mood and naturally stimulate us. Turmeric is perfect for morning smoothie or cocktail before training.

How
to prepare stimulants smoothie? It's really simple. Mix together a banana, a handful of kale, a tablespoon of chia seeds, a little honey and a large pinch of turmeric.