Can Turmeric Help Nasal Congestion?

It is important to mention first that so far there is not enough reliable research on the connection between turmeric and a blocked sinus. Even so, turmeric is still considered as one of the best sinus infection remedies, thanks to its amazing anti-inflammatory, antibiotic, and antiviral properties. The reasoning for that is simple: while sinusitis is inflammation of the sinuses resulting in symptoms, this spice can help reduce inflammation or swelling. Continue reading Can Turmeric Help Nasal Congestion?

Benefits of Curcumin for Cancer

curcumin-and-tumorsYou may have heard that turmeric can prevent or treat cancer, thanks to the presence of curcumin or diferuloyl methane, the main active ingredient of turmeric. To be sure, this magic herb has been used in the treatment of a variety of health problems, such as chronic pain, heart disease, diabetes, digestive disorders, and so on. But the cancer fighting properties of turmeric tends to be greeted with suspicion. Continue reading Benefits of Curcumin for Cancer

Does Turmeric Relieve Inflammatory Conditions?

arthritis-pain-in-kneesAs you know, turmeric, also known as Curcuma longa, is a common spice used in Indian food. It is worth mentioning that it is more than just a spice. In fact, in Asia it has long been used in herbal remedies for pain relief and inflammation. So, can turmeric really reduce inflammation? Continue reading Does Turmeric Relieve Inflammatory Conditions?