With over 6,000 articles written about the positive effects of turmeric, the most interesting find is that when comparing turmeric to conventional medicine, it’s benefits equal many pharmaceuticals medications.
– Anti-inflammatory drugs
– Anti-depressants (Prozac)
– Anti-coagulants (Aspirin)
– Pain killers
– Diabetes drugs (Metformin)
– Arthritis medications
– Inflammatory bowel disease drugs
– Cholesterol drugs (Lipitor)
Curcumin is the prinicipal curcuminoid of turmeric, a member of the ginger family.
American Cancer Society states,
Laboratory studies have also shown that curcumin interferes with cancer development, growth, and spread. Researchers have reported that curcumin blocked the formation of cancer-causing enzymes in rodents.
Recently, curcumin has received a great deal of focus because of it’s ability to reduce tumor size and kill cancer cells.
Along with adding turmeric into your diet you may also consider taking it or curcumin in supplement form. Curcum-Evail is available here.