The different benefits of Turmeric
In your kitchen there are treasures for both our body and our mind. Without forgetting that these spices are excellent in our little dishes! So, no need to go very far to concoct recipes for our appetite but also our skin, our hair and even our digestive system.
Where does turmeric come from?
Turmeric , also called “ Indian Saffron ”, is very well known as a spice and is also used for its coloring power. It belongs to the same family as ginger . It is found in its plant or ground form.
What are the different benefits of turmeric?
Turmeric has many health benefits . It is antioxidant , anti-inflammatory thanks to its concentration of curcumin , it contains vitamin C , relieves digestive disorders and helps prevent certain chronic pathologies .
Turmeric will help to brighten the skin , reduce dark circles , reduce acne , reduce impurities , restore elasticity to the skin but will also help fight eczema . It is a very good healing agent .
Here is a simple little recipe that will bring your face back to life:
- 2 tablespoons of Greek yogurt
- 1 tablespoon of turmeric
- 1 teaspoon of honey
Mix the ingredients together to obtain a smooth and homogeneous paste. You can now apply the paste to your face, avoiding the eye area. Leave it to act for around twenty minutes then rinse with clean water.
On the body side, turmeric being an anti-inflammatory , it is widely used to relieve certain chronic illnesses such as rheumatism , osteoarthritis , lumbago and tendinitis . It also helps relieve digestive disorders and acts on the good health of the liver .
For hair , turmeric, which has antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties, will purify the scalp and reduce dandruff . It will reduce hair loss . Some also use it as a dye .
How to use turmeric for hair?
You can introduce turmeric into different recipes, whether you are looking to act on dry scalp , dandruff or to reduce hair loss .
Here, we offer you a very easy mask to make, in less than 2 minutes, which will help you fight against dandruff. Only 2 ingredients :
The turmeric mask
- 1 pot of Greek yogurt
- 1 large spoonful of turmeric
Mix everything until you obtain a smooth and creamy texture. Apply to scalp.
Be careful , do not leave it for more than 10 minutes because turmeric can color your hair (especially if you have blonde or brown hair).
And now, voila !
Find the video recipe right here .