Turmeric

 

Common names:

  • Indian saffron
  • Curcuma

 

Essential components:

 

Properties:

  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Anti-cancer
  • Antioxidant

 

Summary:

  • Turmeric is widely known as an essential spice for many dishes, but it has some powerful medicinal abilities as well. This herb has been traditionally used as an anti-inflammatory and researchers have recently found that Turmeric has anti-cancer effects.

 

Uses:

  • Supplements
  • Extracts
  • Herbal tea
  • Food
  • Skincare

 

Precautions:

  • Generally considered safe for prolonged consumption.