• Turmeric – A Powerful Weapon Against Kidney Disorders

    Turmeric – A Powerful Weapon Against Kidney Disorders

    I received several emails and messages to discuss if turmeric can be of benefit to Kidneys. It for sure took me time to get back but here it is. Most of us take risk of kidney disorders lightly. Thus, before I go ahead and discuss turmeric benefits. I just want to present a few facts regarding kidney disorders. I am using stats on America as they are easily available. But the […]

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  • Turmeric for Alcohol Toxicity

    Turmeric for Alcohol Toxicity

    Alcohol toxication is one of the major concerns around the world as consumption of alcohol has been increasing for the past decade. When the alcohol is consumed, it enters the blood and is directly metabolized in the liver. In the liver alcohol is broken down into byproducts which if present in large amounts can damage the body. In case there is a high concentration of alcohol in the blood, it […]

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  • How to Make Turmeric Paste or Golden Paste

    How to Make Turmeric Paste or Golden Paste

    Turmeric paste is also popularly known as “GOLDEN PASTE” and the reason is obvious why.  There are so many recipes available to make golden paste and one very good one is by Jill Moore of Turmeric User Group on Facebook. The paste can prove to be super useful for both pets and humans. Jill explains it so well that I have kept every word she has written same What is needed for […]

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  • Turmeric and Gastritis

    Turmeric and Gastritis

    When the stomach lining gets eroded, inflamed or irritated, we are said to be suffering from acute or chronic gastritis. This is caused due to stress, excess alcohol consumption, frequent vomiting and long term usage of anti-inflammatory drugs like aspirin. Gastritis is also caused when the Helicobacter pylori bacteria infect the stomach, bile reflux, viral and bacterial infections or pernicious anemia.  Doctors identify gastritis through symptoms, various tests or an […]

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  • Health Benefits of Turmeric

    Health Benefits of Turmeric

    Turmeric is one of the species of genus Curcuma and botanically called Curcuma longa Linn. Turmeric is very common cooking ingredient in Indian subcontinent. Turmeric has been long known to people of tropical countries for its various health benefits and that is why it is considered to be very important in various ancient medical systems such as Ayurveda. Because of the requirement of hot climate, turmeric is grown in countries […]

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How to Make Turmeric Powder at Home from Raw Turmeric

how to make turmeric powder at home with ease

2 days ago I received a panic email from a reader asking how to make turmeric powder from fresh rhizomes. I have never done this myself so had to research and ask my mom about it. I now realize I should have written about it earlier as it’s such an important part of taking turmeric. Better late than never. So here it is —— There is nothing like growing your […]

Why Turmeric is Fantastic for Oral Health and Hygiene

Turmeric for oral health benefits

Around 4-5 months ago, I read a post on Facebook where someone commented that she has used turmeric paste for swelling in gums and was getting positive results. I was amazed! I never thought this would be possible. I decided that I will write on it but it was somehow kept on back burner. But suddenly a few days ago I recalled that again when I was having little gum […]

5 Ways Turmeric Can Help in Endometriosis

How turmeric can help in you in Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a gynaecological disorder where endometrial lining is present outside the uterine cavity. If you have not heard of it and feel it is rare, you are wrong. This disorder which is common with women of child bearing age affects estimated 2-10 percent women in America. The disease effects millions worldwide. Endometrium is the inner lining of the uterus whose function is to maintain shape of the uterus and […]