Category Archives: Turmeric

Turmeric: A Spice With Healing Properties

Turmeric (Curcuma longa) is a spice that has been used historically in both Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine. Turmeric belongs to the ginger (Zingiberaceae) family of plants, and as with ginger, the rhizome or root of the plant is prized for … Continue reading

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The Yellow Spice

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Turmeric and Curcumin for Mood and Memory

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Treating Inflammation with Nutrition

Inflammation is a necessary physiological reaction by the tissues of animals to damage, infection and invasion by pathogens. This process is highly complex, but is designed to provide defence to tissues by supplying immunological components and physical barriers to possible … Continue reading

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Turmeric: The Anti-Inflammatory, Antioxidant Superfood

Turmeric (Cucuma longa) is a member of the ginger (Zingiberaceae) family that is grown commercially in tropical countries for its root (rhizome). The rhizome of the turmeric plant is prized the World over because it has particular medicinal properties in … Continue reading

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