TurmericsmallWhy is turmeric probably the most important spice in the world? Curcumin, the yellow pigment and primary medicinal component of the plant has been studied in over 5600 peer-reviewed and published biomedical studies. Studies have shown turmeric to be as effective as 7 different classifications of drugs including: Lipitor/Atorvastatin (Cholesterol Medication), Corticosteroids (steroid medications), Prozac/Fluoxetine & Imipramine, (antidepressants), Aspirin (blood thinner), Anti-Inflammatory Drugs, Oxaliplatin (chemotherapy drug) and Metformin (diabetes drug).

If you want to supercharge your energy and support amazing health – you don’t want to miss out on this gorgeous raw turmeric juice recipe you can add to you daily routine!

Turmeric and Inflammation

The majority of peer reviewed science papers on curcumin have studied its anti-inflammatory properties. In 2009, a paper in the International Journal of Biochemistry and Cell Biology laid out the remarkable anti-inflammatory therapeutic effect of curcumin on regulating transcription factors, cytokines, protein kinases, adhesion molecules, redox status and enzymes that have been linked to inflammation.

Curcumin study

Take from: Aggarwal BB, Harikumar KB. Potential Therapeutic Effects of Curcumin, the Anti-inflammatory Agent, Against Neurodegenerative, Cardiovascular, Pulmonary, Metabolic, Autoimmune and Neoplastic Diseases. The international journal of biochemistry & cell biology. 2009;41(1):40-59. doi:10.1016/j.biocel.2008.06.010.

“In various chronic illnesses in which inflammation is known to play a major role, curcumin has been shown to exhibit therapeutic potential. These diseases include Alzheimer’s disease (AD), Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, cerebral injury, CVDs, cancer, allergy, asthma, bronchitis, colitis,   rheumatoid arthritis, renal  ischemia,  psoriasis, diabetes, obesity, depression, fatigue, and AIDS.”

Turmeric would be a ideal for healing intestinal permeability and gut inflammation, and thus all those related disorders (.e.g. chronic fatigue syndrome/ME, Fibromyalgia and autoimmune disorders).

Right let’s get juicing turmeric!

Raw Turmeric Juice Recipe

Turmeric DrinkThis recipe is made up of:

  • two handfuls of raw turmeric
  • 1 unpeeled  lemon
  • 1 teaspoon or tablespoon of organic honey – to your taste
  • 6 cups of water

Simply juice the raw turmeric and the lemon with the peel. Add the honey and stir it all in with the water. Drink immediately. You can store it for 24-48 hours sealed and refrigerated. 

 

Video Demo With Niki

 

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