It is a right time to start practising a morning habit to improve your health and body functions in many ways. It is time to enjoy the 10 benefits from warm turmeric water every morning from now on. Turmeric originates from the root of a plant known as Curcuma longa.
The easiest way to enjoy the benefits from this God given boon is to prepare warm turmeric water once you open your eyes every single morning from tomorrow on.
How to make turmeric water?
Add 2 tsp of turmeric in a cup filled with warm water and stir well. Make sure you keep stirring as you drink so that you consume the contents that go at the botto mof the glass. And, don’t forget to drink it warm. It contains the most important vitamins, minerals and fiber, to maintain your well-being.
Here is the nutritional information for 2 teaspoons of ground turmeric:
Vitamin B6: 5%
Copper: 3 %
Potassium: 3 %
Calories: 16 (very low)
This is how you will benefit if you get used to this healthy habit:
- Natural Anti-inflammatory Ingredient:
Researchers have found out that the turmeric has indicated anti-inflammatory properties due to the most potent agent found in turmeric – curcumin. Its efficiency can be compared to that of many drugs used to reduce chronic inflammation of arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease. Unlike the common drugs that are prescribed against inflammatory diseases, the curcumin has no toxic ingredients like many of the drugs, and has no side effects.
- Brain Protection:
The curcumin is also a super ingredient that keeps your brain healthy. The ailments like dementia or Alzheimer’s are commonly connected to reduced levels of a growth hormone BDNF (Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor). It was found out that turmeric prevents particular brain diseases and impedes the decline of your brain functions related to ageing.
- Anti-Cancer Agent
The curcumin is a potent antioxidant that prevents from cancer. Antioxidants are crucial in the fight with the free radicals that damage the cells and turn into cancer cells. It is a very cheap, easy and practical way to get loaded with antioxidants by drinking turmeric water. The curcumin also kills the already mutated cells and doesn’t allow them to spread quickly. The turmeric water prevents cancer, especially the cancer cells in the, that develop very rapidly, every three days.
- Turmeric Keeps Your Heart Healthy
Curcumin affects your blood vessels positively in a way it makes the blood flow very smoothly by cleaning the arteries and veins of toxins and build-ups in the plagues. Turmeric contains great amounts of vitamin B6, which is extremely important to prevent the blood vessels from an important cellular process called, methylation that destroys the blood vessels.
The curcumin in the turmeric prevents the cholesterol oxidation in the body that may cause attack, stroke, or diabetes. The researchers who published their findings from a research in the Indian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology showed that 500 mg capsule of curcumin for 7 days helped the process of oxidation of cholesterol reduced up to 33%, their total cholesterol reduced up to 11. 63 % and their good cholesterol increased by 29%.
- Regulates Digestion
A research that was carried out has shown by consuming turmeric water regularly, your digestion will improve as a result of the bile release.
- Reduces Arthritis Inflammation
A research proved that by drinking warm turmeric water every morning, the inflammation, the pain and the swelling in the joints will be remarkably lowered rather than the intake of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug – diclofenac (NSAID). Thanks to curcumin, which is powerful antioxidant, the free radicals responsible for the joint inflammation and joints damage, are destroyed. The curcumin relieves the inflamed joints, shortens the duration of morning stiffness, reduces swelling in the joints etc.
- Improves the Liver Function
The turmeric, more exactly the curcumin, improves the liver function and detoxifies chemicals in many ways. It protects the liver from toxins by inducing the generation of detoxification enzymes and repairs the liver cells that have undergone damage. Also, the turmeric helps the natural bile generation, narrows the hepatic canals, improves the gallbladder function (an organ which is essential for body detoxifying).
- Efficiently Treats Type 2 Diabetes
Turmeric is a proven miracle weapon against Diabetes Type 2. It reverses the pancreatic damage in insulin dependent, type 2 diabetes. Researchers from Harbin Medical University, examined that curcuminoids have ability to lower the levels of free fatty acids in patients with type 2 diabetes. The free fatty acids play a role in the development of insulin reaction. If individuals reduce the levels of free fatty acids, they may also reduce and treat the Diabetes Type 2 efficiently.
- Turmeric is Anti-Ageing and Prolongs Life Span
Ageing is an imminent process, however, life span can be expanded by drinking warm turmeric water. The turmeric is used in Asian and Chinese cuisine and medicine as an anti-ageing agent, because it possesses biological properties that affect ageing positively. Curcumin, which is potent antioxidant that contains great deal of vitamins C and E, rejuvenates your skin and makes it more elastic.
- Turmeric as a Highly Alkaline Herb
Turmeric alkalizes your body and makes it an unfavourable environment for the cancer disease, because it is a highly alkaline herb. Cancer survives and develops in acid environment, but turmeric is proved to be anti-cancer agent which highly alkalizes the cells and impedes the development of the already mutated cancer cells which makes the cancer treatment possible.
All of the above mentioned properties, being anti-inflammatory, antiviral, antioxidant, antiseptic, antibacterial, make theturmeric an appreciated ingredient and powerful weapon against the most determined illnesses. Its many health benefits are truly unbelievable. Also, it is unbelievably easy to practise consumption of this herb whether it is added in a cup of warm water or as a spice for your soup – its uses are so versatile.