HALDI or Turmeric, also known as curcuma longa, is a very common herb specially in the Indian Kitchen. Its main characteristics are strong aroma, sharp taste and golden color. People across the world use this spice in their cooking.
Haldi or turmeric contains a wide range of antioxidant, antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal, anticarcinogenic, antimutagenic and anti-inflammatory properties. It is full of many healthy nutrients such as protein, dietary fiber, niacin, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, sodium, potassium, calcium, copper, iron, magnesium and zinc.
Due to all these factors, turmeric is often used to treat a wide variety of health problems.
Immunity Booster – It is an excellent immunity booster.
A strong immune system lessens the chance of suffering from colds, flu and coughs.
If you do get a cold, a cough or the flu, you can feel better by mixing one teaspoon of turmeric powder in a glass of warm milk and drinking it daily.
* Heals Wound – Excellent for cuts
If you have a cut or burn, you can sprinkle turmeric powder on the affected area to speed up the healing process.
It also helps in –
* Reducing Cholesterol Level
* Relieving Arthritis
* Preventing Cancer