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How to Improve Bioavailability of Turmeric?

How to Improve Bioavailability of Turmeric?

Turmeric is scientifically called Curcuma longa. It is a rhizome, kind of herb of the ginger family. Turmeric is bitter in taste with a slight evocative fragrance of orange and ginger. It is one of the major ingredients of the Indian curries. It is derived from the root of the plant and has a brown […]

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How to Identify Genuine Organic Turmeric?

How to Identify Genuine Organic Turmeric?

I was chatting with one of my friends in Australia about turmeric when she mentioned that she has just bought some organic turmeric for a herbal company there. I was quick to ask how does she know its “actually” organic. She was confused. This is the case with most people falling under the trap of […]

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Turmeric and MRSA Infection

Turmeric and MRSA Infection

MRSA stands for Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteria that infect various parts of the body. It is tough to treat compared to common staph infections since it is usually resistant to common antibiotics. Staph is a bacterium that is often present in the body of even healthy people and does not cause any problems. It only […]

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Is Turmeric Good For Hepatitis C?

Is Turmeric Good For Hepatitis C?

This is a serious viral disease caused by the hepatitis C virus (HCV) which results in an inflammation of the liver. People at risk include those on long term kidney dialysis, have unprotected sex with an infected person and drug users who share needles. A person can develop either acute or chronic hepatitis C with […]

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Turmeric as First Aid

Turmeric as First Aid

What do you do when you get minor cuts while chopping vegetables? Or when your son gets a bruise while driving his bicycle or when you get wounded while gardening? The first thing we do before we visit a doctor is get first aid. Turmeric is a great first aid medicine because of its amazing […]

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How to Use Turmeric for Skin Problems?

How to Use Turmeric for Skin Problems?

I have already discussed how turmeric is great for skin. In this article, I provide specific ways to use turmeric (based on Ayurveda) to treat skin related problems. Please note these remedies are not developed by me but are part of ancient Ayurveda treatment. Thus, you may find a few things surprising and even odd. […]

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Benefits of Turmeric Milk

Benefits of Turmeric Milk

The oldest memory I have of using turmeric is that or taking it with milk. So here I discuss how turmeric when used with milk can be benefecial for various health problems and some common ways of preparing your turmeric milk. Turmeric milk benefits Turmeric has been used as a spice in Indian recipes and […]

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Which Spices go Well with Turmeric?

Which Spices go Well with Turmeric?

Alia, one the readers of Turmericforhealth asked me if I can provide a list of spices which go well with use of turmeric in preparing food. Alia is basically new to using turmeric in regular diet. She started reading about turmeric to take care of her never ending cough and cold problems. She landed up […]

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How to Improve Bioavailability of Turmeric?

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How to Improve Bioavailability of Turmeric?

Turmeric is scientifically called Curcuma longa. It is a rhizome, kind of herb of the ginger family. Turmeric is bitter in taste with a slight evocative fragrance of orange and ginger. It is one of the major ingredients of the Indian curries. It is derived from the root of the plant and has a brown […]

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How to Identify Genuine Organic Turmeric?

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How to Identify Genuine Organic Turmeric?

I was chatting with one of my friends in Australia about turmeric when she mentioned that she has just bought some organic turmeric for a herbal company there. I was quick to ask how does she know its “actually” organic. She was confused. This is the case with most people falling under the trap of […]

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Turmeric and MRSA Infection

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Turmeric and MRSA Infection

MRSA stands for Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteria that infect various parts of the body. It is tough to treat compared to common staph infections since it is usually resistant to common antibiotics. Staph is a bacterium that is often present in the body of even healthy people and does not cause any problems. It only […]

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