How Can I Use Turmeric?
Turmeric is fast becoming recognised as one of the most powerful spices in the world. You’ll often hear it referred to The Queen of Spices and in 2016, Google Food Trends listed it as one of the rising stars. According to scientific research, it has been claimed that there are over 300 active ingredients in turmeric which include tumerone, zingerene, cineole and curcumin that are considered very healthy for the body. So, that’s great, you want to take turmeric, but how and in what forms can I use this? This article points out 10 ways to take this magnificent herb. We always recommend to take organic turmeric to obtain the maximum benefits and to be sure you are receiving the best quality turmeric.
Turmeric is a herb that contains notable phytonutrients profile. At 1,59,277 µmol TE/100 g, its total-ORAC value or antioxidant strength is one of the highest among known herb and spice species.
Did you know that 100grams of Turmeric contains 53% of the Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) of Dietary Fibre and138% Vitamin B-6, 32% Niacin, 43% Vitamin C, 21% Vitamin E, 54% Potassium, 517% Iron, 304% Manganese and 40% Zinc
Take as a Turmeric Capsule
You can purchase organic turmeric capsules for easy use. It’s easy to remember, you don’t have to think about it too much, simply make it your habit to take your turmeric capsules each day your breakfast, lunch or dinner. We recommend organic to get the best results. Find out more about Turmeric Capsules here.
Drink Turmeric as a Liquid
The most obvious is the Turmeric Latte. It’s warm, tastes great and is good for you! It’s also a fantastic replacement for your daily coffee. You could try our Chai Latte Mix with Turmeric. Why not also consider drinking your turmeric as a shot or mixed with water or juice. Nature’s Help bio-fermented turmeric liquid with pro biotics is another way you can take your turmeric. Learn more about Bio-Fermented Turmeric here.
Use Turmeric as a Powder
If powder form is your preference, try an organic turmeric powder. You can sprinkle it on your food, make it into a turmeric paste or the very popular golden milk or even give add it to your pets food. Find out how to make Turmeric Paste here.
Add Turmeric to Your Food
Due to the fact that turmeric contains numerous health benefits, it’s no wonder that many people are experimenting with plenty of different ways to take it. Turmeric is fantastic for a variety of dishes, whether for main course, snack or dessert. You can add some turmeric to any dish that you are sautéing on thecook top, like stir-frys, scrambled eggs, lentils and seafood. To gain all the magnificent benefits from turmeric, make sure you get non-irradiated, organic spices. Be careful of where you put it though, its colour is so strong that it can dye whatever in comes into contact with. In need of some recipes? You can find more in this downloadable Turmeric eBook.
Add Turmeric to Your Smoothie
Add turmeric to a host of drinks for a boost of health. A splash of turmeric to your favorite juice will help keep the doctor away. Tumeric lattes are also now becoming very popular in cafes around the world. Want a little help with the ingredients? We have done it all for you. Also try our Tropical Smoothie Blend with Turmeric, it’s a great addition to any smoothie plus it contains 72 trace minerals. Our favourite fruit smoothie recipe contains coconut oil, coconut milk, frozen pineapple, banana, ginger and cinnamon plus one to 2 teaspoons of the Tropical Smoothie Blend with Turmeric…… absolutely delicious! Looking for more Turmeric smoothie recipes click here.
Turmeric Paste for Teeth Whitening
Yes, you read right! Turmeric truly does make your teeth whiter! It seems odd being that turmeric stains your skin and can be used for colouring, however it helps whiten your teeth. Not sure what do to or how it works? Check out this video which helps explains How to Whiten Your Teeth With Turmeric.
Turmeric for Your Skin
You can make a Turmeric Face Mask for glowing and Blemish-Free Skin using a simple mix as shown in this video How To Make a Turmeric Face Mask.
Use Turmeric as a Fabric Dye
Conventional fabric dyes normally bring trouble, the runoff from fabric dye tends to pollute waterways, and the dyes themselves are not so healthy for workers who are around them day in and day out, either. Now you can solve all these problems using turmeric to manufacture a non-toxic and natural fabric dye.
Use Turmeric as a Scalp Conditioner to Ward of Dandruff
Problem with dandruff? Turmeric appears effective as a scalp conditioner to fight off a flaky scalp. It will also work to boost the overall condition of the scalp. Make a mix of turmeric powder and some coconut oil, then massage into your scalp and leave on for 15 minutes. Shampoo and style as normal.
Use Turmeric in Homemade Soap
Turmeric’s powerful healing qualities assist in easing eczema, dry skin, acne and psoriasis conditions and have long been known in India and Asia. Consider using turmeric in a simple homemade soap formula to help treat a host of skin ailments.
Whatever you decide to do with turmeric, as you can see, there are many ways it can be used not only as a supplement or in your food, but also topical for the skin and even fabric dyes! Do you have another way you use turmeric? Be sure to share with us, we always love to hear.