- Created on Saturday, 03 August 2013 11:13
Turmeric has long been used in Ayurveda and Eastern medicine. It's array of medicinal properties make it one of the most valued herbs. Turmeric became valuable to humans when it was discovered that the powdered rhizome preserved the freshness and nutritive value of foods. Because of its preservative properties, turmeric played a vital role in survival and sustainability in South Asia. Later it was discovered that turmeric could support the immune system, aid liver function, act as a powerful anti-inflammatory, is a natural painkiller, contributes to the body's natural healing process, assists with fat metabolism, prevents cancer and combats depression.