Turmeric really is solid gold….

Fights Depression One study recently concluded that turmeric may be as effective as fluoxetine (an anti-depressant) in the treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD)

Slows Inflammation Turmeric contains a major active component called curcumin that has been found to slow or stop enzymes that cause inflammation (like chronic urticaria!) and significantly improves serious inflammatory conditions

Prevents Cancer There is a long list of studies supporting its anti-cancer benefits including multi-drug resistant cancers and its potential to actually kill cancer stem cells which may be the driving force behind tumor growths. Another study found that curcumin increases levels of circulating vitamin C and E, and shows a strong reduction in DNA damage

Helps Heal without Side Effects Unlike many prescriptions that can often cause numerous side effects that in some cases can be worse than the disease itself, turmeric shows little or no side effects at all

Fights Infections It is used as an antimicrobial to kill infections particularly in the digestive tract and topically as a paste. A broad-spectrum of resistant infections can be resolved with the use of this spice

Improves Liver Function Turmeric increases the body’s detoxification capabilities by up-regulating specific liver detox pathways. For anyone who enjoys one too many cocktails, curcumin exhibits liver cell protection against alcohol damage and other toxic substances

Reduces Alzheimer’s Turmeric can also help preserve memory and reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, as curcumin has been shown to reduce the accumulation of memory loss plague build-up in the brain

Makes a Great Curry Turmeric has been used in ancient Chinese and Indian medicine to treat many health ailments for thousands of years. They also have used it for its amazing flavour in curry spice blends

Spices Up Juices & Smoothies Add even more nutrients to your beverages by juicing or blending fresh turmeric root or sprinkle ground turmeric onto your juice or smoothie