Turmeric has been used in Asia for thousands of years and is a major part of Ayurveda and is one of the key ingredients in many Asian dishes. It is often used as a colouring spice in curries.
Turmeric powder is approximately 60–70% carbohydrates, 6–13% water, 6–8% protein, 5–10% fat, 3–7% dietary minerals, 3–7% essential oils, 2–7% dietary fiber, and 1–6%.
Here are few healthy or helpful benefit of Turmeric Or Haldi for you:
Use It In Soups
It’s a great time to enjoy a hot bowl of soul soothing soup. Make your soups a bit rustic by using a teaspoon of turmeric to flavour. Turmeric spice is warm in nature and so, it adds considerable warmth to your soup and makes it perfect for winters. Add turmeric to a pan with oil and let it fry for few seconds before mixing it in the soup. This helps in bringing out its real flavours.
Helps To Get Rid Of Acne
Turmeric is known for its super antibacterial properties and helps you get clear skin. For acne-prone skin, apply a paste of 1 tablespoon of aloe vera and ¼ teaspoon of turmeric on the affected area. Leave it on for 15 minutes and then wash off. Use this pack at least three-four times a week to see results.
Get Bright & White Teeth
Turmeric can be used to give you pearly whites. Don’t believe us? Try using a mix of olive oil or coconut oil and crushed fresh turmeric root to clean your teeth at least thrice week and notice the difference.
Reduce Joint Pain
Turmeric has potent anti-inflammatory properties and it can be used to reduce pain in case of rheumatoid arthritis. Use a paste of 1 Tbsp turmeric powder, 2 garlic cloves and 1 Tbsp honey apply it over the area that hurts. Leave it one for 20 minutes and then scrap off gently. Repeat this two-three times in a week.