While writing this I’m getting flashbacks of my mother chasing me with a glass of milk mixed with turmeric water. It took me a while to understand why she used to run after me like Milkha Singh and today if you’re a mother reading this thank you! And if not then you should go and thank her just like me who’ll be thanking her in the evening.
Now the reason for my mother and in general all mothers is because of the numerous benefits turmeric powder has to offer from treating bruises and cuts to
Boosting immunity multitasking health and well being just seems like a casual day at the office for Turmeric. Today we’ll be taking an insight as to why is it so beneficial to us.
History of Turmeric Powder
Turmeric in the Indian culture finds itself way back 4,500 years ago. Archaeologists found evidence of Turmeric powder being used with ginger and garlic in pots that were dated to be 2,500. Turmeric powder has been one of the fundamentals of Ayurvedic teachings the science of Knowledge has always considered Turmeric to be an integral part of human healing. In Ayurveda, Turmeric powder was used to heal wounds, and cure diseases like common cold chickenpox and smallpox, it was added to foods for flavour and it was also called names like “matrimanika” or as pretty as the moonlight and “Jayanti” or the one who couldn't be defeated by diseases.
Turmeric is scientifically called Curcuma longa a flower that shoots stems from roots and these stems are also called powdered gold. Curcumin is the vibrant yellow compound from which Turmeric powder is derived. Turmeric powder has been a part of our cultural norms as well. In some parts of India, Turmeric stem was used as an amulet to ward off negativity.
Benefits of Turmeric Powder
Let's look at the benefits of Turmeric powder:-
Turmeric powder improves brain functioning by increasing BDNF(brain-derived neurotrophic factor) a protein that is the learning mechanism of the body found in areas that help with muscular activities. It increases BDNF and also protects against Alzheimer's disease and slows down the degeneration of brain cells.
It helps fight against inflammation and arthritis. Curcumin in turmeric in tests has shown to work better than anti-inflammation drugs.
It is good for heart health as It helps in the smooth functioning of blood vessels. Better oxidation accounts for a faster transfer of oxygen from the lungs to the heart.
It prevents the formation of carcinogens (cancer-causing agents) and can help in fighting cancer.
- A study has proven that Turmeric powder helps lower depression. In the test, they took in 60 people some were given 1 gram of turmeric powder and the other ones were given a drug called prozac. After a time of six weeks, it was found that Prozac and turmeric showed equal results as antidepressants.
With endless possibilities for health and well being and its organic nature, We at Bioayuveda couldn’t help but bring to you 100 per cent organic qualities of turmeric in Haldi packet, Milk masala and Turmeric capsule. The products have been created by extracting the natural curcumin from the Turmeric flowers and then blending it into a powder.
Turmeric Powder: A blended powder with organic turmeric, it can be used in cooking, for skin care and can be also used as first aid.
Milk masala: Turmeric mixed with milk heals the body from the inside and boosts immunity. It is our ode to mothers who used turmeric with milk for their kids, it can be used for milkshakes, smoothies and yoghurts.
Haldi Capsule: The immunity-boosting power of Turmeric in a capsule. These have anti-microbial, anti-carcinogen and antiviral abilities with the natural goodness of Turmeric.
At BIOAYURVEDA it is our commitment to getting the best solutions for your health and well being but only adhering to the natural and sustainable teachings of Ayurveda. These teaching have led us to create an array of products for your daily use that are chemical and synthetic free. Turmeric powder is a result of that commitment, you can find other products at BIOAYURVEDA. That's all we have on this story on Turmeric powder, until next time!