Curcuminoids by definition are the chemical compounds found in the Indian Spice Turmeric. Be on the lookout for this magical yellow spice because it is becoming increasingly more popular as a result of it’s biological activity, which includes the potent antioxidant properties that inhibit and eliminate free radicals.
For thousands of years Turmeric has been used by the women in India to give them blemish-free skin. It is known for it’s anti-inflammatory properties, as well as it protects the liver, supports the brain and supports digestion.
It is a magical spice that benefits your skin, addresses the signs of aging, and is powerful for many health issues.
Some other benefits that Turmeric has been used for are as :
The spice is processed from an underground stem called rhizome, which resembles a plant root, and it looks like ginger root.
The yellow color comes from the actual rhizome. It is a member of the ginger family.
For centuries, before their weddings, the brides-to-be in India have used turmeric as a facial mask and a head to toe body scrub to give their bodies a golden glow.
To creates various facial masks that contain turmeric as the primary ingredient, other ingredients such as honey, milk, yogurt, and lemon juice – to name a few- are added to address different issues such as healing the skin, create glowing skin, address anti-aging issues and to fight acne.
It is simple to prepare a Do It Yourself Turmeric Face Mask, by making a paste with the Turmeric Powder, and adding either water, milk, lemon juice, yogurt, or tomato juice to create a paste.
An anti-aging Turmeric face mask recipe :
mix equal amounts of turmeric and rice powder.
add equal amounts of milk and tomato juice to form a paste
apply to face and neck – leave on for 30 minutes, then rinse off with warm water
Turmeric is one of the best ways to fight acne. to prepare a DIY Turmeric Face Mask make a paste with turmeric powder, water, and lemon juice, apply it on the affected area, leave it on for 15 minutes, and rinse off gently with warm water.
Turmeric exceeds any of my expectations. It has impressive qualities as it contains impressive qualities for skin, hair and your health.This spice has the most amazing healing properties. Because it contains numerous antioxidants it is great for aging skin. It also improves the elasticity of the skin and keeps skin looking young and fresh because it helps stimulate new cell growth to help keep the elasticity of the skin intact. It also has antibacterial properties that can heal small cuts, burns, and wounds that keep bacterial infections away. And it fascinated me the amount of diseases it helps to address. As the most famous of all medical men once said, “Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food!”
Are you as surprised as I am that the curcuminoids in Turmeric can do so many beneficial things? Leave your comments below!
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