The Healthy TURMERIC
TURMERIC, the goldenrod-coloured spice, is used in India to help wounds heal. Modern medicine confirms some solid-gold health benefits as well, most are associated with curcumin, a substance in turmeric that has potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
Curcumin has been shown to help relieve pain of arthritis, injuries and dental procedures. Researchers are bullish on curcumin’s potential as a cancer treatment, particularly in colon, prostrate and breast cancers. Preliminary studies have found that curcumin can inhibit tumour cell growth and suppress enzymes that activate carcinogens.
The Chief Chemist/Managing Director