Turmeric is a plant of the ginger family often used for cooking. In America, turmeric is known as a spice. It is one of the main components in curry powder. Even though the powdery plant is often used for consumption, It has many health and beauty benefits. It is believed to have anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and perhaps even anticancer properties. Traditionally, the women of india often use a turmeric face mask to prepare them for there wedding day.Here are some amazing benefits that this plant has to offer.
Slows Down Aging
Turmeric contains curcuminoid pigments. The pigments turn on the genes that enhance the body’s synthesis of antioxidants. In result, This protects the cells of the brain and skin from damage which result in improved concentration, and also slows down the forming of fine lines and wrinkles.According to scientific studies, curcumin and its metabolite (found in turmeric) were found to increase the lifespan in the animal they tested.
The anti-inflammatory properties in turmeric treat the inflammation caused by pimples. To better help keep your face clean and clear, you may also use turmeric milk. Turmeric and milk together works great together, It contains healing properties that help treat acne. A teaspoon of turmeric, milk with two tablespoons of flour and a few drops of honey Is all you need to make this face mask. This mask also treats dry skin.
Treats Stretch Marks
Curcumin is known to alter the physical properties of the cell membrane which is a perfect reason why its so good to reduce the appearance os stretch marks. By using turmeric with clotted cream or curd, you may apply this paste to the area where the marks lie. Allow the paste to sit on the skin for 20 minutes then wash of in the shower. Doing this treatment once a day will show a difference in the visibility of the marks turmeric can treat scars in the same manner.
Fixes Cracked Feet
The astringent properties of turmeric is what helps in healing cracked. You may mix castor oil and coconut oil and add a pinch of ground turmeric to make a paste like mixture. Apply the paste to heel of your feet and leave it on for 15 minutes. Rinse off with cool water by repeating this treatment as needed would leave you with the feet you been dreaming to have
Cures Dark Circles
The amazing spice cures dark under eyes. Organic buttermilk mixed in with the turmeric will do wonders beyond your beliefs. You may also mix the powder with pineapple juice to create a thick paste.
Turmeric has many more abilities but these are a few beauty related powers this plant has to offer.