The taste of turmeric is somewhat intense and gives color to mustard and curry
It is often reported to be one of the most potent anti-inflammatories as its component which is curcumin is associated with a similar action of cortisone.
Its main healing properties are that it lowers cholesterol, sugar levels by strengthening the body’s defenses and has anti-cancer properties.
Turmeric is an antioxidant produced from the root of the plant and has been linked to preventing diabetes, protecting against Alzheimer’s disease, relieving arthritis, and slowing liver damage leading to cirrhosis of the liver.
According to recent research, turmeric also appears to have anti-cancer properties. The use of turmeric is contraindicated during pregnancy and by women with uterine bleeding.