Turmeric is not only an herb used for delicacy of food. Turmeric can be an herb that gives many benefits to the body. To prepare this healthy drink, all we need to do is put one teaspoon of turmeric powder in warm water, just a glass. Make sure we consume this fresh drink in the morning before breakfast and on an empty stomach. Drink up to one week every day. Feel the benefits on day 7 and so on. Here are the benefits that you get if you drink it every day:
1. Relieves arthritis
The 2012 study proved that turmeric has a strong activity compared to diclofenac which is usually used in the treatment of pain.
2. Type 2 diabetes
A 2009 study at Auburn University and published by Biochemistry and Bioophysical Research Communications, found that turmeric proved to be influential in diabetes.
3. Fight inflammation
Chronic inflammation occurs due to many diseases. Turmeric has anti-inflammatory properties that effectively treat inflammation, even better than other anti-inflammatory drugs.
4. Improve digestion
By consuming warm turmeric water regularly, we can improve digestion and stimulate the release of bile.
5. Protect the heart
Turmeric works on the liver by protecting against cell damage and regenerating damaged cells. In addition, it also stimulates bile production, improves bile function and reduces enlarged liver ducts.
6. Brain health
Research has shown that there is a strong relationship between cognitive disorders such as dementia and Alzheimer’s and a decrease in certain types of growth hormone, known as the Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF). However, experts also found that curcumin has a beneficial effect on this hormone. So that it effectively corrects some brain diseases or decreases brain function due to aging.
7. Heart health
The active compound in turmeric, known as curcumin, will help pull out the arteries and free them from plaque and blood clots.
8. Extends life and prevents aging
The most important factor for aging is free radicals and swelling. Kurkumin managed to hinder their activities.