In our kitchens we settled many exotic spices. For example, turmeric. However, it can not only give a taste different dishes and paint them in bright yellow color, but also to be our doctor and a beautician.
Turmeric - is ground into a powder root of a tropical plant that grows in India, where it has been known since time immemorial, was used in rituals of worship to the deity and weddings, as well as in China and Japan.
Turmeric - a perennial herbaceous plant of the ginger family reaches a height of 90-100 cm.
Large striped turmeric leaves grow directly from the rootstock, which has the form of a yellowish tuber rounded up to 4 cm in diameter.
From tuberous rhizome leaves a lot of fine roots at the ends of some of these small nodules are formed.
Peduncle up to 30 cm. Yellow flowers are formed in the axils of stipules.
Turmeric settled in ancient times all over the world. In Greece, she appeared in I century. Then it spreads to Asia and had different names. Only from the middle of the XVIII century it was called turmeric, which translates from the Latin as - bit ... Perhaps this is due to the shape of the root.
Turmeric contains vitamins B, C, as well as iodine, iron, calcium, phosphorus ...
At home, turmeric has always been a valuable medicinal plant. Modern doctors also confirmed that turmeric - a natural plant antibiotic.
Thus, it, unlike the drugs sold in pharmacies, does not destroy the liver and does not irritate the stomach.
Conversely, the use of turmeric in food beneficial effect on the gastrointestinal tract, improving microflora.
It is prescribed for flu, colds, coughs, barley, migraines, colitis, gallstones, rheumatism, arthritis, gout, atherosclerosis, for diabetes, anemia, hemorrhoids, leather diseases, recovery after serious illness.
Turmeric cleanses the blood, stimulates the formation of blood.
Some scholars argue that it protects against cancer and makes it easier for HIV.
Turmeric tones, helps to cope with high physical and mental stress, counteracts the destructive effects of stress, struggles with anxiety and irritability.
1 g of turmeric pour 1 cup of milk.
Or 1/2 teaspoon pour 1/3 cup of milk. Take before meals 3 times a day.
Turmeric is useful for people who have excess weight and want to get rid of it, because it regulates metabolism. To this was added a turmeric daily meal and milk.
Sprains, bruises and itching turmeric powder mixed with honey and used externally.
When hemorrhoids the same mixture lubricate sore spots for the night.
When mastitis turmeric mixed with oil and applied to the chest. Only the skin will turn yellow.
Scientists claim that turmeric is suitable for all people, but its use is not recommended during pregnancy, hepatitis and jaundice.
When a fungus on his feet and nails turmeric mixed with aloe juice 1: 2 and applied to the affected area.
When dermatitis and allergic rashes cotton underwear is kept in the infusion of turmeric and are to eliminate itching and rash.
INDIAN believe that turmeric for many years held the woman's beauty and youth. For the beauty of the skin take Indian turmeric every day inside.
For smoothing of wrinkles and skin renewal turmeric mixed with milk and honey and rub the face of the resulting liquid. Wash off with a cotton swab dipped in warm milk.
INDIAN make a mask of turmeric, mixing turmeric pinch, 2 tbsp. tablespoons vegetable oil and flour, dosypaya it so as to obtain the consistency of thick cream.
The mask is applied to the face and wash off after 1-2 minutes.
For a long time you can not keep, so as not to turn into ... the alien with intense yellow face.
For oily skin: 2 tbsp. spoon of mustard oil mixed with 4 tablespoons of pea flour, add water and apply on face. Once the mask begins to dry out, immediately wash it with warm water.
In order to attract the second half, magicians recommend to throw a pinch of turmeric in a vacant lot and go without looking back, walking to the house.
And if you already have a favorite person, the dishes with the addition of turmeric make him love the hot and devoted.