One of the most popular spices and the basic ingredient of curry, turmeric, is the most useful products on the planet.
It has so many medicinal properties that was the reason to write more than 6000 scientific articles. By adding this spice to rice or chicken, we do not even suspect that in the ranking of medicinal herbs, it surpassed even such "magical" products, such as garlic, ginseng and ginger.
But that's not all. Recently, scientists in one voice declare that the addition of turmeric in food can save us a certain amount of money spent on drugs, spice outperforms anticoagulants and anesthetics. And there is even a very clear list of diseases that can be cured regular consumption of turmeric.
This problem is common in operated patients. Doctors with the usually prescribed ibuprofen or diclofenac, to prevent blood clots. For some patients, this approach may cause more harm than good. Side effects of drugs against thrombosis include headaches, shortness of breath, increased bleeding. But the use of turmeric in the food we easily can add almost any main dish, can prevent thrombosis without any harm to health.
Western scientists have successfully tested the treatment of symptoms of depression curcumin - substances in turmeric, and gives it a characteristic color. After the positive results of experiments in a unique study of the state of 60 volunteers was conducted with animals with a diagnosis of "depressive disorder." They were divided into two groups - one receiving the drug Prozac, the second - curcumin. The findings were unequivocal: curcumin showed the same percentage of success, as well as a patented medicine for depression. But he was much safer for patients.
One of the most powerful effects of turmeric - is its anti-inflammatory qualities. This is superior, according to recent studies, aspirin and ibuprofen. That's for sure, this information applies to all because of inflammation occur in the majority of cases, when we are sick. Aspirin is in any home medicine cabinet, so why in every home set spice still no turmeric?
Treatment of this disease stems directly from the preceding paragraph about inflammation. The fact that the arthritis - it is just a consequence of various inflammatory processes. Studies in which 45 people participated, patients with rheumatoid arthritis have shown the benefits of curcumin in front of diclofenac sodium. This drug is usually prescribed to reduce inflammation. However, it has put a strain on the heart.
Various forms cancer.
The cure for cancer has not yet been invented, and it would be blasphemous to give people false hope, saying that turmeric treats malignant tumors. However, do not make public the results of recent research in this area would be too unfair. Several laboratory experiments has shown that curcumin can exert an antitumor effect, particularly aggressive it kills cells and prevents the formation of new ones.
Best results are shown when impact on breast cancer, small intestine, stomach, and skin. In another study, curcumin was used along with chemotherapy. The results showed that the complex "curcumin + Chemistry" gives better results than just chemistry.
If there is a better natural solution to reduce blood sugar levels and insulin resistance, it is turmeric, a spice received normally with meals. Diabetes can weaken under its influence, and this study proved Auburn University. The spice is struggling not only with the symptoms, but the effects of diabetes. The most common of them - is blindness caused by damage to blood vessels. Due to its anti-inflammatory properties of curcumin could delay this terrible manifestation.
Gastritis and gastric ulcer
People with stomach problems often cease to take medication due to the fact that the mucous membrane of the digestive system itself is under stress. Taking curcumin, many of the patients were able to abandon corticosteroids prescribed for the treatment of gastritis. So they improved the condition of the mucosa, impaired medicines.
Curcumin treats causes of cardiovascular disease, in particular, the accumulation of cholesterol in the blood vessels due to the fact that excessive amounts of sugar in the blood injure their walls. Struggling with diabetes, turmeric at the same time reduces the risk of heart disease. It reduces the intensity of oxidative processes and in combination with fish oil is more effective remedy than statins - the traditional medicine to get rid of cholesterol.
The ability to remove the pain of turmeric most widely studied. Just another study published last year, which describes the activation of the opioid system in the bodies of diabetic rats. In other words, the famous spice includes natural pain management system that allows you to not take drugs to relieve pain.
And not only it, but also other diseases that have traditionally been treated with steroids, turmeric may help to stop. In some cases, doctors have even abandoned the treatment with pharmacological agents and officially appoint patients curcumin. Its main advantage with equal therapeutic effect is the absence of any "pobochki".