Turmeric is a very well-known spice. It possesses anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer properties. Its active ingredient is called curcumin and it is a powerful antioxidant which can provide many health benefits.
In this article, we recommend you to try turmeric water which is abundant in healing properties, mainly if you combine it with some lemon juice!
Here’s the recipe:
Warm Turmeric Water with Lemon
– ½ a teaspoon of turmeric
– ½ a lemon
– Organic honey
– Warm water
You should squeeze the lemon into a glass, and add the warm water and turmeric, and mix them well. If preferred, you can add some honey in order to sweeten it. Stir again well, as the turmeric can fall down on the bottom of the glass.
Health effects of Warm Turmeric Water
1. Keeps diabetes under control
Turmeric effectively reduces the insulin resistance and prevents type 2 diabetes. However, before using turmeric, make sure you consult your doctor, as the use of some strong medications combined with turmeric may lead to low blood sugar or hypoglycemia.
2. Anti-inflammatory and anticancer power
Curcumin is a potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agent. It prevents inflammation.
Turmeric is able to eliminate the harmful free radicals which can cause damage to the body cells because of the antioxidant properties.
People who suffer from rheumatoid arthritis consumed turmeric regularly, and experienced huge relief from joint inflammation and to joint pains which are quite delicate.
4. Acts Against All Types of Cancer
Curcumin can prevent proliferation or survival of approximately all kind of tumor cells. It is regarded as highly beneficial for everyone who suffer from any type of cancer.
5. Prevents Heart Disease
Researchers claim that turmeric has the ability to prevent the accumulation of plaque in the arteries, thus reducing the risk of cardiovascular diseases. A study included 121 patients who needed coronary artery bypass. The results proved that they can reduce the risk of heart attack up to 65% by taking only 4 grams of turmeric a day!