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Benefits of Turmeric

Turmeric is an overall health tonic for protecting the liver, gallbladder and improving digestive functions, as it stimulates bile flow. It is a powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant. Turmeric has been used for the relief of aches and pains of sore joints, arthritis, and rheumatism. Recent studies have shown great promise in the treatment of malignant diseases, including those involving prostate, colon, esophagus, pancreas, and breast.

Because Turmeric boosts the production of enzymes that digest sugar and fat, it is said to cut fat from the blood and may be helpful in weight loss regimens. Indian healers have used Turmeric for thousands of years in Ayurvedic medicine to control weight problems.

Turmeric is a potent non-steroidal anti-inflammatory that has been very beneficial in the treatment of rheumatism and arthritis. It is said to curtail inflammation of both osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis and reduces swelling in recent bruises, wounds and insect bites. Also helpful for easing muscle pains and sports injuries, fibromyalgia,