Turmeric (Curcuma longa), is a well-known yellow spice in Asian countries, it has a lot of impressive health benefits. Turmeric is used for curing lots of health issues including stomach pain, jaundice, liver problems, arthritis, heartburn, high cholesterol, gallbladder disorders, skin inflammation, diarrhea, stomach bloating, gas problems, ulcers, etc.
Curcumin has antibacterial, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant effects thus it plays a major role in improving the immunity levels in the body. It can be taken in powder form, pills, extract, etc.
Natural anti-inflammatory Agent
Curcumin has high anti-inflammatory properties which fight against bacteria, viruses, and other injuries. By consuming turmeric pills even the most chronic diseases like heart disease, cancer can be cured.
Acts as a powerful antioxidant
Curcumin plays an important role in managing heart disease, it acts as a powerful antioxidant against free radicals. Thus the cardiovascular disease can be cured by reducing the pressure.
Has anti-cancer effects
It can reduce the risk of cancer by stopping the spread of harmful cancerous cells. It can also reduce the negative side effects of chemotherapy.
Pregnant and breastfeeding women are not suggested to take turmeric pills because there are chances of uterus stimulation. Thus it may put a pregnancy at risk. It is better not to take turmeric during that time.