"Turmeric purifies the blood and brings translucence to your energies" (Sandhguru)
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From the turmeric root, considered a "miraculous tuber", is obtained a deep yellow powder, always present in the spice markets around the world. Used since ancient times, today it has become one of the most utilized spices in the kitchen, thanks to its many virtues.
Think of the succulent Indian Curries! The yellow color of the dishes is given by the Turmeric powder! Did you know that?
The turmeric root, from which the powder is obtained, is very important for the health of the body, the skin and also performs important tasks on a spiritual and energetic level.
In this article we will discover together, why it's one of the best known and most used spices in the world, focusing on its benefits for the skin.
A BIT OF HISTORY & CURIOSITY!
Over the centuries considered a not very noble spice, turmeric was also called "saffron of the poor" for the same coloring power of its powder, but being much cheaper.
In recent years, however, it has regained its place among the best spices thanks to its countless properties.
An ancient spice, used by Indian populations for millennia, both for body care and as a symbol of the sun in religious ceremonies.
It is considered a medicinal spice and similar to a drug due to the presence of curcumin, very useful for counteracting the occurrence of numerous cancers and helping in prevention.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF TURMERIC?
BENEFITS FOR THE HEALTH
Taking about 3/5 g of turmeric per day has a super positive impact on health! Let's see why.
Anti-inflammatory and pain reliever.
Boosts the immune system.
Cleanses the body of toxins.
Digestive properties, it helps in the presence of gastric and intestinal disorders.
Antitumor because it inhibits and blocks some cancer cells.
Helps reduce cholesterol and stay fit.
BENEFITS ON THE PSYCHE
In Ayurvedic medicine, turmeric is a fundamental spice that in addition to curing many physical and skin ailments, has many properties in terms of energy.
Deeply cleans the energy centers (chakras) and increases the levels of serotonin and dopamine, helping in mood swings and depressive disorders.
A very important spice and of great help also on a psychological level.
BENEFITS ON THE SKIN
Turmeric is truly a powerful and indispensable beauty ingredient for skincare.
Revives the complexion of the skin, making it brighter and younger.
Anti-aging! Thanks to its antioxidant properties, it helps fight free radicals, keeping the skin supple and preventing skin aging.
Stimulates microcirculation and reduces annoying dark circles.
Perfect for oily and blemished skin. Helps to balance the excess sebum, thanks to the presence of fatty acids and phytosterols.
Deeply hydrates the skin tissues and makes it a fantastic remedy even for the driest skin.
Helps protect the skin from sun damage by slowing the effects of aging when exposed to harmful ultraviolet rays for too long.
Relieves the symptoms of eczema, irritation, rosacea, and psoriasis.
It is an excellent healing agent for acne scars and skin disorders.
What to say! Truly a spice with a thousand uses and a thousand benefits. A colorful powder with a warm, pungent, but delicate scent that you will no longer be able to resist!