Health Benefits of Turmeric
5 Reason to Intake Turmeric
- Helps Arthritis: Turmeric has been shown to regulate numerous transcription factors, cytokines, protein kinases, adhesion molecules, redox status and enzymes that have been linked to inflammation.
- Fortifies the Immune System: Turmeric acts as an excellent anti-bacterial, anti-viral and anti-fungal that protects our immune system from numerous bacteria, germs, toxins and illnesses. Turmeric is a natural immunity booster.
- Aids Digestion and Reduces Heartburn: Turmeric is an alkalizing food, which helps balance the pH level in the stomach.
- Fights memory-loss: Turmeric inhibits the inflammation in Alzheimer’s disease by reducing oxidative damage and decreasing the beta-amyloid peptides in the brain.
- Maintains Heart Health: Turmeric helps dilate the arteries which allows for a smoother flow of blood through the heart and arteries.
An active ingredient in Turmeric is curcumin, which has been cited for its powerful anti-inflammation and anti-antioxidant effects. As inflammation is a major antecedent for a range of illness, the medicinal applications for Turmeric are vast.
What to Take with Turmeric
Curcumin is not easily absorbed by our bodies on its own. However, ingesting black pepper with Turmeric enables proper absorption of its healing compound into the bloodstream. This is why all Turmeric Teas products contain organic black peppercorn.
Want to optimize turmeric absorption? When eaten alone, turmeric actually has a low active effect on the body. However, there is a magic ingredient that can help our bodies absorb the nutrients in this superfood. Learn more.
Wondering how much turmeric you should take? The daily dosage of turmeric for adults depends on the reason for turmeric intake (i.e. treat or prevent a medical condition) and the form of turmeric consumption. Learn more.