A well known fact is that antioxidants are the major fighters in the human body that deal with the free radicals and regulate their growth. It is the free radicals that are responsible for different diseases, including cancer.
The queen of spices, Turmeric, has long been used in Indian traditional medicine as a powerful remedy for various health conditions. Turmeric contains more than 300 antioxidants, which makes it the most powerful natural tool in the fight against free radicals.
The recipe of this juice includes turmeric in the form of powder, but you can also use raw turmeric root. This drink helps when you experience pain of any kind and has anti-inflammatory features, amongst its other health benefits.
- 1 tbsp of turmeric powder
- 5 carrots
- 2 lemons
- 1 piece of ginger of about 5cm
- 1 cucumber
- 1 orange
First, peel the lemons, orange, carrots, cucumber and ginger. Put them in a blender and mix well. If you like, you can add some ice and serve this drink as a cold beverage.
Medical benefits of this juice:
Turmeric juice has proved to be an extremely effective pain-relieving and anti-inflammatory agent. It contains an active compound which has powerful antioxidant properties that can ease the symptoms of arthritis, including stiffness and swelling of joints.
The free radicals in the body, which lead to many diseases, including cancer are regulated and beaten by the antioxidants turmeric contains in huge amounts. Curcumin prevents ovarian, prostate, colon and breast cancer.
Heartburn, bloating and gastritis are also some of the issues this juice deals with. Not only the juice, you can also use the turmeric powder every day as a spice in almost all of your meals.
4.Protects the heart and blood vessels
This juice has the ability to regulate the cholesterol levels and to protect your heart and blood vessels from damage. Moreover, it prevents the development of cardiovascular disease.
Turmeric juice is also great for cleansing the body from toxins.