7000 Studies Prove Turmeric is a Super-herb: Here Are 7 Easy Ways to Use it

By Twain Yobra

Turmeric is arguably the most powerful herb. And numerous studies have proven its benefits. In fact, turmeric has been used for medicinal purposes in Asia for centuries. And now you can use it every day to prevent diseases and improve overall health.

So why is turmeric so powerful? It contains antioxidant, antibacterial, antimutagenic, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antiviral, and anticarcinogenic properties. These properties come from its nutrients which include, iron, zinc, potassium, copper, calcium, vitamins C, E, and K, niacin, fiber, and magnesium.

Since I’ve talked about the benefits of turmeric before, I’ll mention a few of its proven benefits.

It strengthens the immune system

Helps lower risk of different cancer

Helps heal wounds faster

Treats and relieves arthritis

Relieves arthritis pain

Helps detoxify the liver

Lowers risk of Alzheimer’s disease

Prevents heart disease

Now let’s look into various recipes you can use to add turmeric in your daily life.

1. Turmeric juice

What you need:

  • Half a lemon

  • Sea salt

  • One teaspoon of turmeric powder

  • One glass of water

How to make it:

  1. Squeeze lemon juice into a glass and add turmeric powder and salt.

  2. Add water, stir and drink.

2. Turmeric tea

What you need:

  • Half a teaspoon of grated turmeric

  • One cup of hot water

  • Raw honey

  • Lemon

  • Pinch of black pepper

How to make it:

  1. Boil the water and add turmeric. Let it simmer for 5 minutes.

  2. Remove the water from stove and sieve the tea then add all remaining ingredients (squeeze lemon juice).

  3. Let it cool down for 10 minutes then enjoy.

3. Turmeric smoothie

What you need:

  • One teaspoon of maca root

  • Two tablespoons of coconut flakes

  • One teaspoon of hemp seeds

  • One teaspoon of turmeric powder or fresh turmeric

  • One and half cup of frozen pineapple

  • Black pepper

  • Half cup of coconut or almond milk

How to make it:

Toss all the ingredients into a blender, blend and enjoy.

4. Turmeric soup

What you need:

  • One grated turmeric

  • Four cups of organic bone or veggie broth

  • Black pepper

How to make it:

  1. Heat up water until it boils.

  2. Add turmeric and broth and let it simmer for 15 minutes.

  3. Sieve to remove chunks, add black pepper and enjoy.

5. Turmeric scramble

Simply add a few pinches of turmeric powder to scrambled eggs and enjoy.

6. Golden milk

See recipe here.

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