Curcumin, today has become the talk of the health world. But before we understand the health benefits associated with it, let us understand where does it come from and why is it gaining so much popularity.
We are all aware of Turmeric. It has been used in India for thousands of years as a spice and medicinal herb. Turmeric contains it’s active with powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties called Curcumin. Curcumin is obtained from the dried rhizome or root of the turmeric plant. Curcumin can help fight chronic inflammation, prevent and even treat many major diseases like heart disease, cancer, metabolic syndrome, Alzheimer’s and various degenerative conditions. Recent studies show that curcumin helps in alleviating the symptoms of depression. Its antioxidant property helps neutralize free radicals and stimulates the body’s own antioxidant mechanisms which helps slow down the process of aging.
Thus, curcumin or turmeric is not only the Queen of kitchen but has some amazing medicinal & healing properties which makes it THE QUEEN OF HEALTH too!!