Renewing the Mind, Body, and Spirit through juicing

Handful Swiss Chard

1 Garlic clove

1 Celery Stalk

1/4 Cucumber

1 Green Apple

1/2 Avocado

1 Lime

1 inch size Ginger

1/2 Cup Fresh Italian Parsley

1 dash Cayenne Pepper

1 Tbsp Turmeric

1 Tbsp Goji berries

1 Tbsp Chia seeds

Water

Turmeric

Cheers!

Turmeric is a plant. You probably know turmeric as the main spice in curry. It has a warm, bitter taste and is frequently used to flavor or color curry powders, mustards, butters, and cheeses. But the root of turmeric is also used widely to make medicine.

Turmeric is used for arthritis, heartburn, stomach pain, diarrhea, intestinal gas, stomach bloating, and loss of appetite, jaundice, liver problems and gallbladder disorders.  It is also used for headaches, bronchitis, colds, lung infections fibromyalgia, leprosy, fever, menstrual problems, and cancer.  Other uses include depression, Alzheimer’s disease, water retention, worms, and kidney problems.

Some people apply turmeric to the skin for pain, ringworms, bruising; leech bites, eye infections inflammatory skin conditions, soreness inside the mouth, and infected wounds.  In food manufacturing, the essential oil f turmeric is used in perfumes, and its resin is used as a flavor and color component in foods.

How does it work?

The chemicals in turmeric might decrease swelling (inflammation).

Source WebMD

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