Benefits of Turmeric (Haldi)

Benefits of turmeric have existed in a Vedic culture of India from 4000 years, and people have been using it since then. During initial days people used turmeric as a dye and perfume but later when the benefits of this herb were recognised, they used it in other various medical practises.

Ayurveda has stated various benefits of turmeric due to its medicinal properties. It also plays a vital role in Indian religions and India cooking.

Turmeric has proven itself as a herb blessing from nature which has thousands of beneficial properties. It maintains the well-being of the human body from both insides as well as outside of the body.

I have witnessed the various benefits of turmeric in my life. I hope it will help you to cleanse your body and glow your skin. If you want to know how? Here is the list of how you can gain the benefits of turmeric in your daily life –

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Benefits of Turmeric

1. Turmeric and milk

milk

Milk boiled with a pinch of turmeric powder inside it is known as golden milk. Most of us have already drunk this due to its various properties.

It helps in curing various issues like bloating, digestive problems, boosting the immune system, improving mood swings and mental health, sound sleep and many more.

It is also recommended in Ayurveda to have a glass of Golden milk before going to bedtime. This milk carries “sedative properties”, which helps in inducing sound sleep and calmness.

2. Face Pack from Turmeric

Face Pack

Turmeric has antibacterial elements which can deeply cleanse your skin and remove any bacteria present on it. You can create a natural homemade turmeric face pack in following ways-

Face Pack 1 -

Take one tablespoon of curd, 1/4th tablespoon of turmeric powder, aloe vera (if possible) and ½ tablespoon of gram flour. Mix them well in a bowl to create a paste.

Apply a layer of this face pack, on your nose, forehead and under the eyes if you are suffering from blackheads and dark circles. Leave this pack for 10-15 min and then clean it with clean, cold water.

Face Pack 2 -

Take a teaspoon of turmeric powder, a lemon juice and rosewater or honey. In a bowl mix turmeric and rosewater/honey thoroughly. After which squeeze a complete lemon on top of it, and then mix it well again. Apply the paste on your face and leave for about 10-15 min.

Turmeric being an antiseptic helps in acne problems, lemon has an acidic property which helps in blemishes and dark patches, and gram flour helps in tan, exfoliating skin and many added benefits.

These ingredients are easily accessible in every house. Hence, these face packs are easy to make, easy use, cost-effective, and gives you a better result than most of the chemical-based products in the market.

3. Turmeric as an antibiotic medicine

Turmeric

Milk boiled with a pinch of turmeric powder inside it is known as golden milk. Most of us have already drunk this due to its various properties.

It helps in curing various issues like bloating, digestive problems, boosting the immune system, improving mood swings and mental health, sound sleep and many more.

It is also recommended in Ayurveda to have a glass of Golden milk before going to bedtime. This milk carries “sedative properties”, which helps in inducing sound sleep and calmness.

4. Turmeric with Ginger

Ginger

Turmeric and ginger both come from the same family so they can be combined and consumed in together form. You can make turmeric ginger tea, detox water, and can also eat in several dishes.

They both are great spices and used in cooking various dishes. Both have an inflammatory substance which is an aid in digestion by settling down the stomach.

It helps in weight loss, relieving sickness, gastric affliction, reliefs in general vomiting, rich in antioxidants, favourable for dropping off blood pressure, cholesterol levels, helpful for brain health and many more.

5. Turmeric and Honey

Honey

Honey, the gift from honey bees contains lots of nutritional values. Combination of turmeric and honey also gives great remedies carrying various properties such as anti-inflammatory properties which are helpful in skincare and digestive health.

As you have also read above turmeric and honey is rich in antioxidants which can heal wounds and burns. It also boosts immunity and fights allergies and more.

Turmeric is a generic term and has several uses, as explained above. I hope the benefits of turmeric come handy to you. People have been using turmeric for years and, the only manner of using turmeric varies from the past due to numerous discoveries. It is a source for a healthy lifestyle and, easily accessible at affordable prices.

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