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5 Turmeric Tea Recipes – Plus The Health Benefits Of Turmeric

5 Turmeric Tea Recipes –

Plus The Health Benefits Of Turmeric

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The whole plant is edible; the roots are boiled, dried and ground up to produce turmeric powder, the leaves make a wrap for steamed fish, and even the flowers can be eaten as an exotically beautiful vegetable, like lettuce with a kick.This might be one of the world’s healthiest foods! Not only does it contain a healthy serving of iron and manganese, It’s proven itself as a cancer treatment, both preventing and destroying cancerous cells. Cur-cumin, turmeric’s active ingredient, actually lowers cholesterol by working in tandem with the liver to remove harmful cholesterol from the body. Turmeric’s antiseptic and antibacterial properties make it useful for cleaning and treating wounds, and its anti-inflammatory properties allow it to treat arthritis, psoriasis, headaches and even blood clots! Think of it as Motrin, but with none of the harmful side effects!

TIPS & ADVICE

  • Use gloves when peeling turmeric root as they may stain your hands yellow.
  • Boil turmeric for 45 minutes, peel and dry for about a week. Then grind into the fine yellow powder used in curries and other spices.
  • Store roots in a cool, dark place until use.
  • Aphids and mites by be attracted to turmeric, but most insects in the U.S. are not interested in the plant. Spray them off with a hose.

Read on to learn more about how to use turmeric to boost your health and wellness and learn how to make your own tea!

5 Turmeric Tea Recipes – Plus The Health Benefits Of Turmeric

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