Turmeric is a culinary spice that is used in several countries. Related to the Ginger Root family, it is known for being a major ingredient in Indian Curries and is used to color mustard yellow. There is evidence that this brightly colored root is a preventative to several different diseases. There are scientific studies that show it blocks the formation of beta amyloid, which is the plaque that obstruct cerebral function in Alzheimer's patient's. It contain several anti inflammatory compounds, resulting in less pain, swelling, and inflammation in those with arthritis. It has the same effect as hydrocortisone. It is a known as a effective treatment for colon cancer, prostrate cancer, mammary cancer, liver cancer, esophageal cancer, oral cancer and skin cancer, just to name a few. It also helps to suppress the growth of fat tissue in ones body as well as treat symptoms of Bowel Disease such as Crohn's, IBS and Ulcerative Colitis by reducing inflammation that allows your digestive systems to work better. It help's protect your heart by aiding in lowering blood pressure and cholesterol and it keep's your liver healthy.
My name is Dawn Durow. I am a Professional Herbalist. I have a passion for natural healing and using herbs for health and wellness. I use locally grown, wild crafted and organic herbs in my practice.