Turmeric water is commonly known thanks to its potent anticancer and anti-inflammatory characteristics. Its main active ingredient, curcumin, is a powerful antioxidant that provides various health benefits.
For that reason, we highly recommend you to try the following recipe for turmeric water that possesses numerous healing characteristic, especially if you add some lemon juice in it.
TURMERIC WATER WITH LEMON
½ Tsp. of turmeric
Squeeze the juice from a lemon into a glass jar and pour the water in it. Then, add the turmeric and the honey and mix well. That’s it. Enjoy your beverage!
Benefits of Turmeric Water:
Turmeric controls the resistance of insulin and it prevents diabetes (type 2). But, before taking this drink you should consult with your doctor because when combined with other meds, it might cause side-effects such as hypoglycemia.
Anti-inflammatory and Antioxidants Properties
Due to the curcumin’s high content of anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, turmeric prevents chronic inflammation.
The antioxidant characteristics of the turmeric have the capacity to eliminate the free radical cells from the body.
With a regular consumption of turmeric water, you can soothe joint pain and inflammation.
Prevents Heart Disease
A lot of experts proved that turmeric prevents the plaque accumulation in the arteries, thus lowering the risk of cardiovascular problems.
The study included 121 patients needing coronary artery bypass and it proved that they lower the potential of heart attack by 60% by consuming 4 grams of turmeric per day.
Turmeric prevents the tumor cells proliferation and lessens the risk of cancer development.