Ayruvedic properties: tridoshahara (balancing) and sattvic
Botanical name: ‘curcuma longa’
Sacred to Hindus and indigenous to India, turmeric is an essential part of our society.
Researchers have been discovering properties in this root already familiar to Ayurveda,
such as being anti-swelling, anti-cancerous, an age abating antioxidant, a digestive enhancer,
liver protector, blood purifier, antiseptic, cholesterol buster and skin toner.
Turmeric powder can be used in innumerable ways, be it for cooking or for therapeutic reasons,
so go ahead and spice up your life.
Improving liver function
Turmeric May Play a Role in Treating Depression
Turmeric May Improve Skin Health
Turmeric is a highly versatile spice that can be added to meals in a range of ways, including:
Adding turmeric into spice mixtures such as curry or barbecue rub
Making a homemade dressing using part oil, part vinegar, and seasonings including turmeric
Changing up your go-to marinades by adding turmeric