The turmeric or turmericturmeric is characterized by its intense aroma and its bitter and somewhat spicy flavor. It is a product native to Southeast Asia that has been used for centuries as the main ingredient in numerous Ayurvedic treatments and is present in many ritual rites and dances. It is also the main ingredient of curry, and has an unmistakable golden color due to its components: curcumins and curcumoids. But the main properties of turmeric lie in the multiple benefits it generates in our organism. That is why, today in Holland and Barrett, we give you some reasons why you should add some turmeric to your diet:
It provides many health benefits and can be used as a powerful antioxidant and natural anti-inflammatory. It reduces the damage that free radicals do to cells, so it is useful to help fight some serious diseases. And its powerful anti-inflammatory properties make it ideal in cases of arthritis or ulcerative colitis.
Turmeric has very positive effects on the health of our eyes and skin. This happens thanks to curcumin, which we have named before, a very useful pigment against macular degeneration and that helps to repair the so-called "retinal purpura". In the same way, it is indicated for the treatment and healing of wounds.
It can also be used as a remedy for liver and digestive disorders, as it stimulates the creation of bile and good liver function. Also, this species has preservative properties and promotes circulation. Similarly, it has properties that promote digestion and facilitate fat burning metabolism.
For all these reasons, turmeric is a great ally with numerous benefits that deserves to be present in our daily diet. Nowadays, it is quite easy to find as a condiment for our meals or in the form of food supplements. It is available in pharmacies, specialized stores and on the Internet.
And if you need more information or are interested in buying food supplements online, contact us. We will be happy to guide you and help you. At Holland and Barrett you can find numerous supplements containing this component. Contact us or visit any of our stores, physical or online, we are waiting for you!