The pharmaceutical industry offers painkillers in a wide variety of forms and dosages and they are used in great amounts because they offer a fast pain relief. But, have you ever thought about the possible side effects of continuous usage of painkillers? Hypertension, erectile dysfunction, gastrointestinal problems, kidney diseases, heart problems are only some of them.
Fortunately, in nature itself, there is a solution for every problem.
Turmeric is the natural solution for your pain and inflammation. It originates from Asia, but it can be found in almost every store nowadays in the form of powder or as a fresh root. It is used both as a spice and as a remedy. Turmeric tea is one of the best ways to reap the benefits of this plant.
Turmeric health benefits
In Asian traditional medicine, turmeric has been used for treating digestion problems, inflammation, joint pain, throat infections, colds, or liver ailments. Now we know that it helps also with tumors, sclerosis, Alzheimer’s, elevated cholesterol levels, etc. It is also helpful against lichen planus (a constant illness that influences the mucous film of the skin, mouth, and tongue).
Its antioxidant properties will keep your body safe from stress and free radicals while lowering the danger from any kind of tumors.
What is important to take into consideration is that most of our health problems and mood disorders are caused exactly by inflammations or acidity of our body. That is why by regular use of ingredients such as turmeric, we can start improving our quality of life.
- Use one teaspoon of turmeric per a cup of water.
- When the water starts boiling add the turmeric and let it simmer at low heat for at least 10 minutes.
- Use a fine strainer to strain the tea.
- Use lemon or honey according to your taste.
- You can add pepper or ginger to enrich the flavor.