Turmeric may not be widely known in America, but it is one of the main spice ingredients of curry in powder form. It is native to Asia and, due to its color, it is frequently used for dyeing. There is a popular belief that it provides benefits to our health, and now the research supports those beliefs. They come from curcumin, and because there’s only a little bit of this compound in turmeric, for full benefit you should take concentrated form of turmeric.
- Turmeric gets a lot of press. It’s really a spice. It has a rich yellow color. It’s used as an ingredient in curry and for dye.
- Curcumin, a naturally occurring component in turmeric has been shown to offer pain relief, by reducing joint swelling.
- Study also suggests that curcumin is efficacious against other sorts of bodily pain, including gastric upset and migraines.
“Research shows that turmeric, or more specifically curcumin, has many health benefits.”