Using Turmeric as a Natural Anti-Inflammatory
The health benefits of turmeric are impressive
We love plant-based whole foods with natural anti-inflammatory properties, and turmeric is one of them. The curcumin found within turmeric is what gives the spice its ability to target inflammation in the body.
Because curcumin has been promoted as a natural anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and neuroprotector, the health benefits of turmeric (curcumin’s source food) add up to be quite impressive.
Turmeric’s natural anti-inflammatory properties target a range of health conditions
Turmeric is often referred to as the ‘golden spice’, widely used in traditional Indian and Chinese Medicine. and Chinese medicine. The illnesses and ailments it has been known to improve include:
- Joint pain
- Irritable bowel syndrome
- Kidney problems
Because turmeric targets and positively impacts so many chronic health conditions, it makes for the perfect ingredient to incorporate into your daily meal plan.
Tasty ways to consume turmeric
Taking a daily dose of turmeric is easy with a natural, plant-based whole food supplement.
Our Turmeric Blend contains turmeric and 12 other plant-based whole foods that work together to reduce inflammation and alleviate the pain caused by it.
Sourced from the Indian region of Kerala, we use Alleppey turmeric. It contains high levels of curcumin which help to boost the power of our Turmeric Blend in your body as it fights against inflammation.
One of the most popular ways to drink turmeric is in a tea blend. There are many variations as to how people make it.
We recommend you start by grating up some fresh turmeric – about a teaspoon will do. If you don’t have any fresh turmeric, you can also use powdered or dried turmeric.
Simmer the turmeric in 2-4 cups of boiling water (the volume will vary depending on your preferred strength) for about 10 minutes. Strain if necessary, add honey, lemon, cinnamon or ginger for some extra flavour, and enjoy!
Turmeric is an easy spice to get creative with, and you’d be surprised at how many meals you can add it to. From smoothies and soup to salads and curry, the options are endless.
One of our favourite turmeric recipes is our easy and delicious Turmeric Bliss Balls. A sweet treat packed with energy, these are perfect for ploughing through that mid-afternoon slump or having with a cup of tea after dinner.
Turmeric is a natural anti-inflammatory that your body will love
Because turmeric has the power to support your body in reducing inflammation, it makes sense to introduce the spice into your daily routine. And with so many ways to consume it, turmeric is an easy addition to your everyday meals.