As many of you already know -we love turmeric! As one of India’s and China’s most lauded wonder plants, it has been used from at least 700 A.D. for a multitude of wellness and culinary purposes. And it has the science to back up its praise. 54 studies have found that curcumin can actually help kill off cancer cells. Other studies have shown that it can even be as effective as many prescription and over-the-counter drugs, including Lipitor/Atorvastatin (cholesterol), Prozac (depression),Metformin (diabetes), and pain relievers such as aspirin and ibuprofen.
So, not only does this incredible plant make an incredible curry dish, it can also be used to treat a host of ailments including depression, high cholesterol, diabetes, pain and inflammation.
Here are 8 major reasons to add turmeric to your life: