Science Confirms Turmeric Can Be As Effective As 7 Drugs
Turmeric or Haldi as they call it in Hindi was revered for it’s spiritual significance. Often referred to as The Golden Spice, Kitchen Gold or The Spice of Life, turmeric is a common accessory in wedding rituals and prayer ceremonies in the Eastern part of the world. Originally the spice was used in rites and rituals intended to promote fertility, prosperity and spiritual purification.
But soon, those who used turmeric saw it’s healing properties and started sharing it for various ailments. Now, as more are becoming familiar with the spice, it is being used and powerful tool, in conjunction with or in some cases, in replacement of certain medications, to fight off a number of diseases.
1. Antiseptic – Turmeric is incredibly purifying. As a sure source of anti-fungal, anti-microbial and anti-bacterial extracts, this spice can help you fight infections and boost immunity.
2. Reduces the Risk of Childhood Leukemia – Symptoms of leukemia are often caused by problems in the child’s bone marrow, which is where the leukemia begins. As leukemia cells build up in the marrow, they can crowd out the normal blood cell-making cells. As a result, a child may not have enough normal red blood cells, white blood cells, and blood platelets. Turmeric helps to strengthen those blood cell-making cells.
3. Natural Liver Detoxifier – Though African-Americans represent 13 percent of the U.S population, they make up about 22 percent of chronic hepatitis C, a liver disease, cases. In addition, numbers published by the National Medical Association from the CDC show that four of every 100 infants born to African-American mothers with hepatitis C become infected with the virus. Chronic liver disease, often hepatitis C-related is the leading cause of death among African-Americans ages 45 to 64.
4. Prostate Cancer Preventer – when combined with cauliflower, turmeric has been shown to prevent the signs of an enlarged prostate and prostate cancer. At 261.9 new cases per 100,000 in 1993, their rate is two-thirds higher than whites and more than twice as high as rates for Asian-Americans.