Turmeric A Good Nearby Herbs
Turmeric has many names, turmeric, turmeric, curry turmeric, yellow head, turmeric, good turmeric, the southern part is known as mint, and the mint is a plant in the same family as ginger, galangal is ZINGIBERACEAE, with the common name Turmerie, the scientific name Curcuma domestica (C.longa) turmeric. There are 2 things: turmeric and cane curcumin have the same properties. But will take turmeric as a medicine. Turmeric is used as an herbal medicine. And is a spice for many dishes It can be used both in root and young leaves in the south, yellow curry or red curry in the north, Hang Lay, a marinated chicken marinade, beautiful color, very fragrant, add steamed fish curry paste, steamed fish, steamed chicken, steamed meat, boiled fish, often used with lemon grass
Turmeric is a well-known herb in everyday life and is used as a flavoring and flavoring herb in many foods. Especially food in the south It is the intelligence of the southern people who find a way to eat turmeric in their daily life. Because at present there are studies and research that Turmeric is valuable for health.
In the past, turmeric was used in many ways as both an external and internal medicine. On the part of external medicine, it is believed that Turmeric helps heal wounds. Make the wound not purulent, help heal the wound, so when I spend it before the ordination After shaving, the scalp is applied with turmeric. To treat wounds that may be caused by razor blades
Turmeric is rich in vitamins and minerals such as vitamin A, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin B3, vitamin C, vitamin E, calcium, phosphorus, iron and various minerals, including fiber, carbohydrates and protein, etc. and turmeric has properties. Medicines to treat a wide range of conditions and ailments have a history of over 5,000 years of use in the treatment of turmeric. Harvest should not be stored in the period when the turmeric begins to sprout. It will make useful substances such as curcumin in turmeric with little. The rhizomes collected must be at least 9-12 months old and must not be stored for too long. And not exposing to sunlight Because the essential oils in turmeric will be gone first
When the rhizomes have already been If it is eaten for use in the treatment of various diseases, it should be washed thoroughly first. And do not peel But cut into thin glasses and then dried in the sun for 2 days and then ground thoroughly. Mix it with honey and form small pellets, the size of your little finger. Then taken 3 times a day, 2-3 tablets each time after meals and before bedtime. Or will bring old rhizomes to scrape off the bark and rinse thoroughly with water Ground thoroughly Add water and then squeeze only the water to eat 2 tablespoons 3 times a day if the turmeric is used as an external drug. To treat allergic reactions, rashes, eczema Insect bites Let the turmeric rhizomes rain mixed with boiled water. Then paint the area 3 times a day or take turmeric powder to sprinkle it as well.
9 benefits of Turmeric
1.Relieve acid reflux And gastrointestinal disease
There is a lot of research studies on turmeric. That yield results in the same direction That the substance curcumin That is in the turmeric. It has properties to relieve symptoms of digestive disease. Relieve acid reflux Helps treat bloating Reduce stomach ulcers
Because curcumin has anti-inflammatory effects. And also stimulates the secretion of mucus To be coated on the stomach It also helps heal stomach ulcers. And protect against the occurrence of gastric ulcers However, there have been studies comparing turmeric with antacids. Found to work as well
At present, turmeric has been extracted into a powder. Available in tablets and capsules. To make it easier to eat This can be considered a good choice for people with GERD. If taking turmeric capsules with behavior modification Weight control Not eating before bed Exercise regularly It will help control the exacerbation of GERD very effectively.
2. Turmeric is the hope of Alzheimer’s patients.
Alzheimer’s disease It is a common disease among the elderly in Thailand, with more than 8 million elderly people suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, and it is likely to continue to increase. Cymers are very expensive. Causing patients in Thailand to not receive treatment thoroughly
Turmeric has properties to help detoxify accumulated in the liver. Because it has anti-hepatitis, nourishes the liver and regenerates the liver, turmeric has been used in experiments to treat cirrhosis in rats. The results showed that the symptoms did not spread. It is popularly used as a medicinal herb that helps restore health and detoxify the liver.
4. Treatment of chronic skin diseases
Turmeric can be used to treat ailments related to the skin such as eczema, ringworm, allergic dermatitis. Thai people in the past used the fresh rhizomes of turmeric to rain and grind them thoroughly. Before applying it to the itchy area But nowadays you can use instant turmeric powder mixed with water or coconut oil. Can be applied to the inflamed or itchy area
Active substance in turmeric It inhibits the growth of cancer cells.
Even at present there is no confirmation. That turmeric extract can actually cure cancer in humans. But the effects of turmeric extract on cancer cells were studied in vitro. And the results of the study clearly show that Curcuminoids in Turmeric Has properties to help inhibit the growth of cancer cells Including actually helping to reduce the size of the tumor
5. Helps reduce the chance of coronary heart disease.
Turmeric is an herb that is high in antioxidants. Has an anticoagulant effect And anti-inflammatory as well It also contributes to lowering blood cholesterol levels. Therefore, the action of turmeric can help prevent complications of cardiovascular disease.
Especially patients with diabetes Which has a higher risk of arteriosclerosis than common people By people with diabetes The risk of dying from cardiovascular disease is 2-4 times higher than the general trial for diabetic patients. At risk of coronary heart disease Take 3 capsules of turmeric twice a day for 6 consecutive months. The results of the experiment showed that Turmeric Extract Capsules Help reduce the coagulation of blood vessels. Can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease It also helps to reduce the total body fat level as well.
6. Turmeric powder helps to treat athlete’s foot.
Another wisdom of Thai traditional medicine Bringing herbs near turmeric samples To help treat athlete’s foot as well Which can easily do it yourself at home Is the rhizome of turmeric Come to smash it to have water And apply water to the affected area with foot bite symptoms Or if anyone does not have a turmeric plant You can use turmeric powder + a little clean water. And apply the area that has foot bite symptoms as well
Not only fungal disease in humans People who have dogs probably know that The dog is lepers. The easiest method To mix turmeric powder with coconut oil. Some formulas may contain added sulfur, but the main ones are simply turmeric powder and coconut oil mixed together and applied to the affected areas of fungal disease or mange and can be used by both dogs and cats. I must say that the treatment effect is even better than foreign antifungal drugs. More importantly, it is safe for dogs and cats as well.
7. Delay premature aging
Because turmeric has an antioxidant effect. It is extracted as a dietary supplement used to nourish the body, prevent disease, prevent cell degradation. And prevent the body from deteriorating with age It is considered as a beauty property that should be liked by many people.
8. Treat hemorrhoids
For people with hemorrhoids and anorectal ulcers Use turmeric powder to apply the hemorrhoids. Will help heal wounds to dry and heal faster Because turmeric helps reduce inflammation. Help kill germs And makes the tissues around the wound tightened faster
9. Enhance immunity
Turmeric can help balance and build the immune system. In particular, at present there is a problem of PM 2.5 dust pollution that affects the body. Makes it easy to allergy Therefore, it is popular to eat turmeric to help strengthen the body against pollution.
It is unbelievable that “Turmeric”, a nearby herb that is in every home kitchen, will have this many properties. It can also be used in a variety of ways. It is a natural gift and medicine that we should not ignore.