Turmeric Medicinal Herb can be used to Treat Worms in the Body

Turmeric medicinal herb, a well used culinary herb and it is effective in treating inflammation and cancer.Curcuma Longa

Turmeric (Curcuma Longa) medicinal herb is a plant that is native to tropical South Asia and India.  It is an herbaceous perennial plant and it is from the Zingiberaceae family.  The dried rhizomes which sprout smaller sections resembling fingers, are primarily used for both culinary and medicinal purposes. 

It plays a very important part in Ayurveda as it is seen as an effective remedy to prevent various ailments such as skin ailments.  

The medicinal properties are ant-inflammatory, antibacterial, antiseptic, stimulant, carminative, astringent, antiviral, antacid, aromatic, bitter, antibiotic and antifungal analgesic.

Some of its common names are Curcumin, Indian saffron, Golden herb, Curcuma, Curcuma longa, yellow ginger saffron, Tumerik as well as Yu Jin.  It is also referred to as the Queen of Spices.

The constituents include vitamin B1, B2, B3 and B6, vitamin C, E and K, minerals, sugar, sucrose, resins, camphor, phytosterol, caprylic acid and ash.

It has been used in India for over 6000 years and it loves to strive in moist and arid climate.  It is known for its golden colour which is a primary ingredient found in curry, especially in Indian curry and it is also known for its wonderful flavor. 

This yellow spice is utilized much in Indian cooking and it has also been used as a beauty agent in Ayurveda.

It is also a primary flavor in various Thai dishes and its peppery as well as fresh aroma is a favorite among its users.

Referred to as the golden herb, it is utilized commercially in processed foods as well as sauces and there are those who find it beneficially to combine it with mustard. 

Some of its constituents are volatile oil, chloride of calcium, curcumin which is responsible for the yellowish colour, starch as well as gum.

In one of our Jamaican traditional dishes, "dip and fall back" which is made of salt fish and susumber, the powder may be added for flavor and to give it a beautiful golden color.

Health benefits of turmeric herb

It was once overlooked, but currently, it is becoming very popular for its medicinal properties and health benefits. The health benefits of this herb includes the treatment of liver conditions.

It may be taken as a tonic for the body's system.  When it is mixed with ginger, it can become a very powerful herbal detox.

The juice from the uncooked rhizomes may be added to ointments and then used as remedy for skin diseases.   It can make your skin look radiant, fairer and healthier.

It is a good remedy for digestive conditions and therefore it is good when it is added to various dishes. 

It is also a good remedy for kidney conditions, liver, gallbladder ailments, headaches, arthritis, cold, gout, heart attack, herpes, Hodgkin disease, menstrual ailments as well as depression.

The golden herb curry spice is seen as a free-radical-fighting antioxidant which is a remedy that may help to prevent Alzheimer's disease as well as various types of cancer such as breast, ovarian, lung, prostate, and stomach cancer.

It also has the ability to make the skin soft and smooth and it can also correct hyperpigmentation, which is the darkening of the skin or darkening of certain parts of the skin.

That is why a lot of brides in India utilized turmeric as a treatment prior to their wedding day.  They believed that turmeric makes their skin supple, soft, even-toned and shiny.

I can safely say that this medicinal herb can be termed a cure all because of the many ailments that it can treat too numerous to mention in this article.  Therefore, it is a good herb to utilize if you are suffering with multiple conditions.

Secretions of bile may be increased due to the presence of cholagogue-type substances.

Turmeric Shrimp Recipe

  • Clean one pound of Wild American Shrimp
  • 21/2 cloves of garlic
  • 2/3 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 small bay leaf herb
  • 1/3 tablespoon of freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 21/2 cups of water
  • 2/3 teaspoon of turmeric
  • 3 tablespoonfuls of lime juice
  • 1/3 of tablespoon red chili powder
  • 3 tablespoons of chopped cilantro
  • Pinch of the golden herb

Put the peeled garlic cloves and the salt in a food processor and grind.  Mix with the shrimp and put aside for about fifteen minutes. In a saucepan, combine the water with the bay leaf, 1/3 tablespoon of lime juice as well as 2/3 teaspoon of the golden herb and then bring to boil.

To the boiling water, add the shrimp while stirring, and cook two to three minutes or until it is opaque.  In other words do not overcook it.   After it is through, then drain.

Without delay, lay out the shrimp on large baking sheet and allow to cool. Then mix the additional lime juice, red chili powder as well as the pinch of turmeric and pour the mixture over the warm shrimp.

Toss it until it is well combined. After-which, add the chopped cilantro leaves to the cooled shrimp and enjoy your turmeric shrimp recipe. 

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Updated February 28, 2020


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