Health & Lifestyle

The Unknown Facts & Benefits of Turmeric Water and How to Make This Healthy Drink

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Spices are an important part of our Indian cuisine, but they are much more than just flavouring agents. Amongst all the spices, turmeric or haldi has proved its worth in rejuvenating the body and removing toxins from it. The Golden Spice ‘Turmeric’ has been used in India since centuries due to its immense therapeutic properties. Today turmeric is used extensively in food as well as cosmetic industries all over the world.

In our previous article, we had talked about the benefits of turmeric milk and in this article we will tell you about the incredible health benefits of turmeric water. So let’s start,

Turmeric Nutrition

As per the USDA, 1 tablespoon of turmeric powder contains:

  • 29 calories

  • 0.31 g of fat

  • 0.3 g of sugar

  • 2.1 g of fiber

  • 0.91 grams (g) of protein

  • 6.31 g of carbohydrates

What are the health benefits of turmeric water?

Turmeric Health Benefits:

Boosts Skin Health:

Turmeric contains antioxidants as well as anti-inflammatory components that provide glow and luster to the skin. If you drink turmeric water on daily basis then it will make your skin more radiant, healthy and young. Turmeric water is great for those who have dry or dull skin

Builds Immunity:

Turmeric is an old Indian spice that is now known globally for its healing properties. Curcumin that is present in turmeric is known to improve immunity & prevent free radical damage. It also has a substance known as Lipopolysaccharide, which is well-known for its anti-bacterial & anti-viral properties.

Heals Pain

The anti-inflammatory properties in turmeric help heal various types of pain and mild swelling. Turmeric is very helpful for arthritis patients.  Since a long time, people in India have mixed a pinch of turmeric with milk to get relief from joint aches and ward off risk of infection & flu.

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Helps in Weight Loss & Digestion

Turmeric could help boost digestion. Some components of this spice are known to stimulate the gallbladder to produce bile, making the digestive system more efficient. It can also reduce the symptoms of bloating & gas. Good digestion is the key for attaining a sound metabolism & a healthy metabolism is related to sustainable weight loss & weight management.

Promotes Heart Health

The main ingredient in haldi - curcumin, removes plaque from the blood vessels & prevents the formation of blood clots.

Good for Liver Health

Turmeric can do wonders for your liver. It is known to raise the production of vital enzymes that are responsible for detoxifying your blood that goes to the liver by breaking down toxins.

How to Make Turmeric Water At Home:

Here’s the Process to prepare turmeric water

Step 1 - Take a pan and pour a cup of water in it

Step 2 - Then boil water for 5 minutes

Step 3 - Now take another cup and add half teaspoon of turmeric and few drops of lemon juice.

Step 4 - Pour the hot water on top.

Step 5 - Before drinking you can also put some honey to sweeten the drink and stir it properly.

Drink this detox turmeric water on regular basis and see how your health and skin improves gradually. Hope this article was useful to you. If you want us to write on any specific topic then do let us know through the comment box given below.



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