Turmeric is a well-known spice used in Indian cuisine. However, this very popular and tasty spice has amazing health properties too.
Turmeric has its share in Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine simply because it can relieve pain, get rid of the flu and cancer. Moreover, it also has anti-aging and anti-inflammatory properties.
This spice has one active ingredient called curcumin. Studies have shown that this ingredient has numerous health properties. In addition, turmeric contains a lot of nutrients and it has no side effects.
Health benefits of turmeric
• Relieves pain
• Controls diabetes
• Heals wounds
• Prevents Alzheimer’s disease
• Stops skin pigmentation
• Prevents cancer
• Promotes heart health
• Helps digestion
• Prevents arthritis
• Improves mood
• Liver detoxification
• Improves the health and appearance of the skin
If you have dark circles around your eyes prepare some turmeric paste and you will be amazed by the results.
Turmeric paste recipe
You will need:
- ½ teaspoon of ground turmeric
- 1 cup of milk
- 1 teaspoon of raw honey
- ½ teaspoon of extra virgin coconut oil
- ¼ teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper
How to prepare the paste
Heat up the milk and add the cinnamon. Then, add the turmeric, pepper, honey and coconut oil. Remember to stir well while adding the ingredients and remove it from the stove before it boils.
In the end, strain it and apply it around your eyes. Repeat this process at least twice a week and you will see incredible results in no time.
Beside this recipe, you can also mix some pineapple juice and some turmeric powder to brighten your skin. You can also drink this mixture, as it is excellent for muscle pain, diarrhea, arthritis, and much more.