Turmeric has traditionally been considered an important medicinal herb with many health benefits. It is increasingly being tested scientifically and much of the research backs up the traditional uses.
Some of the benefits that have been supported in scientific studies include:
- Use as an anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory
- Reduction in joint inflammation
- May play a role in the prevention and treatment of cancer
- Reduction in cholesterol levels
- May reduce the incidence of Alzheimers disease and other brain diseases,
- Possible benfits in the treatment of mild depression
Contra indications – Turmeric is generally considered safe, however it is best avoided with blood thinning medication and if you have diabetes (as it can lower blood sugar). It may also slightly lower blood pressure.
Directions for use: Our Golden Paste is a combination of turmeric , coconut oil and black pepper. It can be used in cooking , mixed with youghurt or added to smoothies, We would suggest an initial dose of 1/2 teaspoon twice daily. Once opened it should be stored in the fridge and will keep for 2 weeks.
Ingredients: organic turmeric, organic coconut oil, black pepper, water