Curcumin For Good Health
Could Curcumin hold the secrets to better health?
After all it has been used for thousands of years in traditional medicine and as a additive spice to many dishes. In traditional Indian Ayruvedic medicine and Chinese medicine its been used for its therapeutic properties and for its many health benefits.
let me ask you this. Do you have any of the following health issues?
- Digestive or bowel issues
- Liver problems or damage
- Eye or cataract issues
- Digestive problems
- Gall bladder problems
If you answered yes to any of these health issues then you’re not alone – thousands of people worldwide also suffer from these, however there may be solution to all these ailments.
What is curcumin
When talking about turmeric, everyone knows what it is. It is a bright yellow spice that is used in food as a coloring and flavoring agent.
But what about Curcumin? What is it and why is there so much talk about it just recently?
Curcumin is the chemical makeup that gives turmeric its yellow color. Scientists are interested in it because they have discovered that it has many beneficial properties especially when it comes to diseases and conditions.
Curcumin has recently been used in treating many conditions and diseases like cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, arthritis and other medical problems showing that it is not just a coloring agent but could perhaps have many beneficial therapeutic properties for treating health concerns.
Curcumin which is a powerful antioxidant has been shown to have anti-fungal, anti-amyloyd, antibacterial and anti-inflammation properties. It has been used recently to assist with such health concerns as asthma, allergies, obesity and diabetes to name a few.
Although turmeric has been used mainly in Ayurveda and Chinese medicine it can be applied as a medicinal herb for such things as sore throat, wounds, skin complaints, and other common issues. For these issues its most often added to tea, drinks or applied in powder form to the skin. When applied to the skin however it can stain due to the yellow colorant within the turmeric.