In case you didn’t know, this root has very strong anti-inflammatory properties. It actually helps prevent the growth of cancer cells. Turmeric is also known for treating depression, not to mention its effects on reducing cholesterol. The list is long, but other benefits such as its ability to treat skin cancer, Alzheimer’s disease and other conditions such as arthritis, heartburn, jaundice, diarrhea, gallbladder, and abdominal pain are worth mentioning.
Curcumin to treat depression
There are many different ways and medicines you can use to treat depression, most commonly Prozac. The sad thing about using any type of medication for depression are terrible side effects that come from the use of drugs, such as difficulty breathing, stomach bleeding, etc…
Research has found that curcumin has the potential to improve the health of a person suffering from depression without having to deal with side effects. Turmeric treats depression, which is more effective than the fluoxetine containing Prozac.
How to Make Turmeric Lemonade
There are many different ways to prepare turmeric lemonade, but we have chosen the most effective and easy way.
4 cups with cold water
2 tablespoons with freshly grated turmeric or powder
4 tablespoons with 100% maple syrup, honey or stevia if you’re avoiding sugar.
1 lemon or lime
1 orange (juice) (optional)
Small pinch of black pepper (always mix turmeric with black pepper)
Mix all the ingredients in a bowl. Stir and serve with lemon slices.
It can be consumed daily and goes well with any type of food.
- It contains anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and natural antiviral properties.
- It is a strong boost of immunity that will improve the absorption of essential nutrients.
- Juices are used in many detoxifiers as nutrients to absorb and reduce calories.
The great thing about this recipe is the fact that you do not have to spend tons of money on drugs and you can do it at home. You can buy the ingredients anywhere, but be sure not to expose it to extreme heat, as nutrient levels can be reduced or weakened.
Taking turmeric along with certain medications can produce unwanted side effects. Therefore, we recommend that you talk to your doctor before deciding to try this natural home remedy.