Tumeric has been used for over 2500 years in India, and has many health benefits. Long known for its anti-inflammatory properties, recent research has revealed that turmeric is a natural wonder, proving beneficial in the treatment of many different health conditions from cancer to Alzheimer's disease.
1. Prevented breast cancer from spreading to the lungs in mice.
2. When combined with cauliflower, it has shown to prevent prostate cancer and stop the growth of existing prostate cancer.
3. It is a natural antiseptic and antibacterial agent, useful in disinfecting cuts and burns.
4. Is a natural liver detoxifier.
5. Reduces the risk of childhood leukemia.
6. May aid in fat metabolism and help in weight management.
7. May prevent and slow the progression of Alzheimer's disease by removing amyloyd plaque buildup in the brain.
8. May prevent metastases from occurring in many different forms of cancer.
9. It is a potent natural anti-inflammatory that works as well as many anti-inflammatory drugs but without the side effects.
10. Has shown promise in slowing the progression of multiple sclerosis in mice.
11. Has been shown to stop the growth of new blood vessels in tumors.
12. Promising studies are underway on the effects of turmeric on pancreatic cancer.
13. Has long been used in Chinese medicine as a treatment for depression.
14. Because of its anti-inflammatory properties, it is a natural treatment for arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
15. Boosts the effects of chemo drug paclitaxel and reduces its side effects.
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