The benefits of turmeric for health and beauty are the topic of our discussion today. Turmeric is an ingredient that is readily available in our kitchen. Turmeric has been used as a food and home remedy for many years.
Its color changes both the appearance and taste of food. Its taste is hot. The turmeric is rich in protein , vitamins, iron, carbohydrates etc.
Turmeric trees grow up to 5-6 feet. Turmeric is found in the root knot. Turmeric powder is boiled and then its powder is made, which we know as turmeric powder. It has a bitter taste, so it is only used as a spice in food after cooking.
The health benefits of turmeric
Regular consumption of turmeric lowers glucose levels, which reduces the risk of type 2 diabetes .
Turmeric has antiseptic and antibiotic properties, so it is beneficial to mix milk with turmeric if you have a cold or cough.
As much as playing it in the winter season is beneficial, it also strengthens the bones.
Consumption of turmeric increases immunity.
Turmeric milk is used to relieve hand-foot pain. It increases blood circulation in the body, which provides quick relief from pain.
Turmeric wounds also have the property of quick healing. Mixing lime with turmeric and applying it on the wound relieves the pain.
Due to the curcumin present in turmeric, it works better than medicine in relieving joint pain and swelling.
To detoxify the body, drink hot water mixed with lemon , turmeric powder and honey . It helps to flush out toxins from the body.
Drinking half a teaspoon of turmeric mixed in a glass of milk every day keeps the body healthy.
Playing turmeric with light hot milk slowly starts to reduce the excess fat accumulated in the body. Calcium and other elements present in it help in weight loss .
Turmeric blood purifier. Playing turmeric removes toxins from the blood and improves blood circulation.
Half an hour before going to bed, if you drink milk , you will get a good night’s sleep.
Turmeric also has anti-rheumatic, biliary and expectorant properties and purifies the blood.
Diabetes occurs when the amount of sugar in the blood is high . When the amount of sugar in the blood increases, drinking turmeric milk is beneficial. Mixing turmeric in milk reduces sugar level.
However, keep in mind that excessive consumption of turmeric can lower the prescribed amount of blood sugar.
The benefits of turmeric for the skin
Make a face pack by mixing turmeric with sandalwood juice and lemon juice and apply it on your face. Rinse after ten minutes. Turmeric and oil waste have been used to improve the body for centuries.
Turmeric paste enhances facial color . Mix two tablespoons of besan, half a teaspoon of turmeric and three teaspoons of fresh yogurt and wash off when dry.
It is used to reduce facial wrinkles . For this, mix turmeric, rice powder, raw milk and tomato juice and apply it on the face. After 20 minutes, rinse with lukewarm water.
Turmeric packs are very useful in sunburn. For this, mix lemon juice with turmeric and apply it on the face and wash it off after 20 minutes.
It is used to moisturize the face. For this, mix one teaspoon of milk powder, two teaspoons of honey and half a lemon juice with turmeric and apply it on the face till the mouth is dry.
If you want to brighten your face , make a paste by mixing 3 teaspoons of turmeric and 3 teaspoons of besan with half a teaspoon of turmeric and a little milk and apply it on the face.
Those who have oily skin should apply this paste on their face by mixing turmeric, orange juice and sandalwood. It regulates skin oil.
Mix one-fourth turmeric with two spoons of cucumber juice and apply it on the face to improve the complexion.
Apply turmeric and aloe vera paste on fire or hot things, the spots will become lighter.
Don’t make these mistakes when making turmeric face packs
A lot of times we wear facepacks but we don’t know why it doesn’t work. If this is the case with you, know that you are doing this wrong
Turmeric is strong, so when making this facepack keep in mind that we are not adding any other strong thing to it, which is harming the skin instead of benefiting.
Turmeric can be used in rose water, water and fresh yogurt which is not sour. Do not apply the turmeric pack on the face for more than 20 minutes, otherwise the face will become pale and the skin may become irritated.
Many people wash their face with soap after applying a face pack. Don’t do it.
Disadvantages of turmeric
Turmeric cures many ailments and is also good for the skin, but did you know that it can also be harmful?
Turmeric has a warming effect, so it is used as a cold medicine, but if your effect is hot, use it wisely. Avoid taking turmeric in summer.
Turmeric can be very deadly in cases of jaundice and gallstones . Turmeric slows down the clotting process at night, so those who are prone to bleeding should not eat turmeric.
A pregnant woman should use a limited amount of turmeric, too much turmeric can cause miscarriage.
Patients with diabetes should eat it with caution, as it lowers blood sugar when eaten in excess.
Excessive consumption of turmeric can cause stomach upset, dizziness, nausea and diarrhea.