By Courtney Witt
What would you say about something as simple as an herb that could literally save your life? So many of us take prescription drugs regularly to cure conditions that could be eliminated by something as simple as the spice you put on your food. What is this magical herb, you ask? Here I’ll explain how this herb could change your life.
For thousands of years turmeric has been used in Indian dishes spiced with curry. This special herb has also been used for centuries in the treatment of inflammatory diseases by those who know of its healing abilities. Studies have shown circumin, the primary active ingredient in turmeric, to be effective in treating rheumatoid arthritis, lowering cholesterol, improving cardiovascular health and in preventing alzheimers disease. Cancerous cells are also destroyed by the active ingredient in circumin, making it a miracle cancer herb.
The Origins of Turmeric
Originally turmeric was harvested i India and used as a dye due to the vibrant orange/yellow color of this curious herb. The roots of turmeric bulbs are boiled down and made into powder that can then be used to flavor food. This becoming a regular practice among a community or country and the rate of illness drops dramatically.
There are many reasons to add turmeric to your daily diet. Turmeric can be easily added to healthy shakes and other dishes or you can make an authentic Indian Curry dish.
The Spiritual Connection to Turmeric
Not only has turmeric been shown to ward off almost all physical disease, studies have shown turmeric to enhance the emotional stability of subjects who used turmeric for 90 days. The connection between your mind and body makes this healing herb a natural way to balance your body; mind and soul.
How to Take Turmeric
To get turmeric into your daily diet you can take one of two routs. Eating the herb with your meals provides you with the most natural experience and some think it to be better this way. Option number two is to take turmeric as an over the counter supplement. This can be found in health food stores and taken with your regular vitamins if you don’t like the curry taste.