Here is a list of the remarkable health benefits of using turmeric regularly:
- Prevents cancer, especially effective for preventing prostate and skin cancer;
- Boosts brain function and prevents Alzheimer’s disease;
- Good for your eyes;
- Aids in weight loss;
- Acts as a natural painkiller due to its strong anti-inflammatory properties; (11 Healthy Foods That Can Block Inflammation and Ease Pain)
- Protects your liver from damage;
- Prevents Parkinson’s disease;
- Cures depression;
- Cures skin and dental problems as it has antibacterial properties;
- Helps you sleep well.
Originally from Asia, ginger is one of the most popular spices. Nowadays, it has been widely used all over the world because of its excellent medicinal properties.
Studies are finding that this spice works great to treat various illnesses and improve your health naturally.
- Ginger protects you against Alzheimer’s disease;
- Prevents cancers such as prostate, lung, colon, skin, breast and ovarian cancers;
- Aids in digestion;
- Fights obesity;
- Relieves migraines;
- Cures a cold and flu;
- Reduces joint pain;
- Removes bad breath;
- Boosts the immune system;
- Relieves menstrual cramp.
The combination of these 2 super ingredients makes the nutrients in them more readily accessible for use in the body’s systems.
How to Combine Turmeric and Ginger For Better Health
Turmeric Ginger Iced Tea
- 4 teaspoons dried turmeric
- 4 teaspoons dried ginger
- 3/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 1/4 cup raw honey
Put the turmeric, ginger and black pepper into a saucepan. Pour in 1 cup water and boil them.
Simmer for a while with a lower heat. Turn off the heat and let it cool for some minutes and then add honey.
Cover the saucepan and let the mixture steep for some hours.
Strain the mixture to remove the gritty powder out.
Save this concentration in the fridge and add some to your water to drink.
The join of a small amount of black pepper and honey will make the drink tastier, and you’ll get more nutrients at the same time.
Curcumin, the active ingredient in turmeric, has potent biological properties. Research suggests that turmeric can reduce the risk of cancer, improve liver function, and ease inflammation and pain. However, large amounts of turmeric may upset the stomach, thin the blood, and stimulate contractions.