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Turmeric – what you need to know

    Organic Turmeric is perhaps one of the most well-known spice. If you don’t recognise it by name you would recognise it for its bright yellow colour. The colour found in turmeric comes from the active compound of Curcumin. Using turmeric dates all the way back to 4,000 years ago in India. It is an ancient herb that comes from the rhizome of the Curcuma Longa plant. Health experts worldwide recognise turmeric as one of the best herbs to promote good health. Turmeric has been safely used by Eastern cultures for thousands of years as both a medicinal herb and spice in cooking. Historically used in Ayurvedic medicine for treating many conditions such as:
    • breathing problems
    • rheumatism
    • serious pain
    • fatigue

    Health Benefits

    Curcumin may offer many proven health benefits, including the ability to prevent heart disease, Alzheimer’s, and cancer. Besides its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, it may also help ease depression and arthritis symptoms. Some benefits of Turmeric:
    • Can reduce inflammation
    • May support your joints
    • Can ease digestion problems

    What Could Be Some Of The Side Effects Of Taking Turmeric?

    Although side effects are rare they can happen, especially if you take turmeric in high qualities. side effects can include:
    • Upset stomach, including diarrhoea.
    • Yellow Stools
    • Headache
    • Rash

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