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Turmeric has been used for thousands of years as an herbal remedy. It is one of the most potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant herbs. It is used to treat allergies, arthritis, cancer, and heart disease. It is also used to treat digestive disorders, promote wound healing and strengthen the immune system. Turmeric stimulates the production of bile and helps detoxify the body.

According to a recent study curcumin, an active component of turmeric may help slow tumor growth in some prostate cancer patients. It is now being researched in other malignancies, like breast cancer. In these tumors curcumin may prove to be a promising therapeutic agent.

Turmeric is also used to treat infection, gallbladder problems and liver disorders.

Due to its anti-inflammatory properties it relieves joint pain and swelling in people with arthritis. The antioxidants in Turmeric inhibit the development of cataracts, breast cancer, colon cancer, prostate cancer and lymphoma. It may also lower cholesterol, prevent blood clots and reduce blood pressure.


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