(NaturalNews) If any reason was needed to go out for curry on Friday night – this is it! Turmeric, the deep golden spice which lends its distinctive color, aroma and taste to curries and other Indian dishes, is not just a delicious flavoring for favorite foods! It is, in fact... [...]
Turmeric, with its unique flavor and rich yellow color, is known as “Indian gold” for its many healing properties. Science is only beginning to uncover the many ways in which this ancient home remedy serves as a natural medicine that can be picked up at virtually any grocery store for barely a fraction of the price of prescription drugs.
Past Research Proves Turmeric’s Anti-Cancer Power
In the 1990s, Bharat Aggarwal, Ph.D. and colleagues from the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cance [...]
(NaturalNews) Depressive disorders affect millions of Americans every year. They can damage family relationships, affect job or school performance and be a risk factors for physical health problems as well. There are many prescription drugs available nowadays, and while they are certainly... [...]
(NaturalNews) Turmeric is a spice that comes from the Curcuma plant. If you want to purchase fresh turmeric, you may be able to find it at a farmer's market. If not, look for it online.The rhizome (commonly called a root) looks a lot like ginger root with its brown peel, but it... [...]
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Drinking Golden Milk Every Day Could Keep the Doctor Away
by Lynelle Frazier
Health Impact News
Recently, I have been enjoying a hot cup of Golden Milk instead of my coffee, and that’s saying a lot for this coffee addict! Who wouldn’t enjoy something that’s delicious, creamy and satisfying, and also so good for you?
Golden Milk is an ancient Ayurvedic drink made using turmeric and milk – and it’s one of the best ways I know to incorporate turmeric into one’ [...]
(NaturalNews) One of my goals this year is to teach you how to grow your own turmeric using the Food Rising Mini-Farm Grow Box system.It's easier than you think, and I have a special adapter part being designed right now that will convert the grow box into something called a ... [...]
If the natural health world had any impact on you during 2014, it was probably the simple incorporation of health-boosting foods and spices. One of those foods everyone should have stockpiled is turmeric – a spice largely studied for its healing properties. But in case past research didn’t stick, a newly released study is here to show once again how turmeric and its active compound curcumin can inhibit what is considered a leading factor for the development of disease – inflamm [...]
(NaturalNews) Turmeric is a bright yellow root with a tan skin that is typically used in Middle Eastern, Northern African, and Southeast Asian cuisine. Turmeric is one of the main ingredients in curry spice blends, and it makes a great addition to soups, meats, salads, stir-frys,... [...]
Although 2014 was the shining year for numerous foods, many would attest that turmeric held the gold medal in ‘hottest foods of 2014.’ The spice is relatively reasonably priced, available, and boasts seemingly countless health benefits. One of those benefits is revealed in a study conducted relatively recently, one which found that turmeric may contribute to the regeneration of a ‘damaged brain’ and help with neurological disorders.
Published in the journal Stem Cell Res [...]
(NaturalNews) Eating a single gram of turmeric each day could cause short-term memory improvements in people predisposed to memory loss, according to a study conducted by researchers from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, and several Taiwanese research institutes, and published... [...]
(NaturalNews) Turmeric is one of nature's greatest gifts. Belonging to the ginger family, the ancient spice responsible for giving curry its yellow color is one of the most thoroughly researched plants in history. Experts suggest that turmeric may even have over 600 potential preventive... [...]
(NaturalNews) The results of a new study published in the journal Stem Cell Research & Therapy suggests that the popular ancient Indian spice, turmeric, could help repair the brain following an injury and could also be used to treat neurodegenerative diseases.In order to examine... [...]
Long considered impossible to accomplish, new research reveals how a simple spice might contribute to the regeneration of the damaged brain.
By: Sayer Ji
Turmeric is hands down one of the, if not the, most versatile healing spice in the world with over 600 experimentally confirmed health benefits, and an ancient history filled with deep reverence for its seemingly compassionate power to alleviate human suffering.
But, most of the focus over the past decade has been cent [...]
Activist PostComponents of turmeric - a well-known ingredient in curry spice - are wildly studied today for its anti-inflammatory effects and cancer prevention.It turns out, a lesser-known bioactive turmeric compound promotes stem cell proliferation and differentiation in the brain, according to new research recently published in the open access journal Stem Cell Research & Therapy.Results suggest aromatic turmerone could be a potential for treating neurological disorders, such as stroke and [...]
(NaturalNews) A recent study published in Phytotherapy Research shows that curcumin, the main polyphenol in turmeric, is as at least as effective as fluoxetine (Prozac) in treating depression. (1)Not only can it help ease symptoms of depression, but it does so safely, without... [...]
According to Medical News Today, a new study paired turmeric with the anti-nausea drug thalidomide. Together, the two products were able to create “hybrid molecules” to kill multiple myeloma cancer cells.
“Although thalidomide disturbs the microenvironment of tumor cells in bone marrow, it disintegrates in the body. Curcumin, also active against cancers, is limited by its poor water solubility. But the combination of thalidomide and curcumin in the hybrid molecules enhances both the [...]
(NaturalNews) The Natural News Store has just launched an amazing new certified organic turmeric liquid extract that's laboratory validated to be the cleanest turmeric we've ever found in the industry. This turmeric is validated clean in both heavy metals and microbiology tests. This... [...]
(NaturalNews) It's no secret that turmeric has amazing healing properties; in fact, it's one of the most thoroughly researched plants in history. Dating back thousands of years, humans have used turmeric as both a food and a medicine, even using it to cure life-threatening diseases... [...]
The bright yellow spice commonly found in curries and Middle Eastern dishes, turmeric is one of many foods used for centuries for it’s medicinal properties. Unlike many “superfoods”, researchers have been doing their due diligence when it comes to turmeric, largely because the active component, curcumin, credited with many of its benefits is known and can be isolated. Curcumin has been at the center of numerous health studies and these studies are helping to catapult the spice into mai [...]
Green Med Info | There is a medicinal spice so timelessly interwoven with the origins of human culture and metabolism, so thoroughly supported by modern scientific inquiry, as to be unparalleled in its proven value to human health and well-being.
Indeed, turmeric turns the entire drug-based medical model on its head.
Instead of causing far more side effects than therapeutic ones, as is the case for most patented pharmaceutical medications, turmeric possesses hundreds of potential side benef [...]
Green Med Info | Turmeric is one the most thoroughly researched plants in existence today. Its medicinal properties and components (primarily curcumin) have been the subject of over 5600 peer-reviewed and published biomedical studies.
In fact, our five-year long research project on this sacred plant has revealed over 600 potential preventive and therapeutic applications, as well as 175 distinct beneficial physiological effects. This entire database of 1,585 ncbi-hyperlinked turmeric abstra [...]
(NaturalNews) The neurodegenerative effects of fluoride are well documented in the scientific literature, and yet this toxic byproduct of industrial manufacturing continues to get dumped into the water supplies of almost every major city in the U.S. without consent. And while it may... [...]
As more and more studies explore the health benefits of turmeric, we have to wonder, is there anything this root can’t do? According to new research out of India, turmeric could be an effective treatment for a relatively common skin disease known as lichen planus, which affects the face, mouth, hands, feet, and genitals with a rash and sometimes-painful lesions from an unknown cause.
The National Institutes of Health says lichen planus may be related to an immune or allergic reaction, but its [...]
Ibuprofen has a corner on the over-the-counter pain market, accounting for one-third of OTC analgesics in the U.S. But this popular pill has serious risks, having been definitively linked to heart disease in a study last year. Fortunately, there are alternatives, and new research suggests one of the best options may be the spice turmeric.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said in a 2002 report, that over 100 billion tablets of ibuprofen had been sold in the U.S. since it became available in [...]
Living in a post-industrial world awash in toxic chemicals this ancient healing spice may be the ultimate answer to regaining your health.Sayer JiActivist PostIn a world increasingly saturated through with known cancer-causing toxicants, folks are understandably growing despondent. Thousands of petrochemicals are now found not only in our body care products, foods, and water and air, but also our bodies where they accumulate over time. Some of these chemicals are potent endocrine dis [...]
The many benefits of turmeric are well-established—from its cancer fighting properties to its ability to treat depression. A newer study indicates that the bright yellow root could also protect the brain from age-related brain dysfunctions, including things like stroke, dementia, and neurodegenerative disease like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.
According to the study, published in the journal Cellular Physiology and Biochemistry, this brain-protection effect is a result of something called u [...]
Christina Sarich | The spice turmeric can prevent and even reverse damage from exposure to toxic fluoride. [...]
Though many areas of the country are attempting to remove fluoride from municipal water supplies, the American Dental Association (ADA), along with powerful government figures continue to poison masses of people without their consent. Fortunately, a study published in Pharmacognosy Magazine titled, “Curcumin attenuates neurotoxicity induced by fluoride: An in vivo evidence,” proves that the spice turmeric can prevent and even reverse damage from exposure to toxic fluoride.
Sayer Ji, of [...]