Most of us have had experience with the use of turmeric as a spice in cooking, but few know that in combination with honey becomes valuable natural, antibacterial remedy.
Turmeric contains a wide range of antioxidant, antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal, anticarcinogenic, antimutagenic and anti-inflammatory properties. It also contains a number of beneficial nutrients such as protein, fiber, niacin, vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamin K, sodium, potassium, calcium, copper, iron, magnesium and zinc.
Peter Molan, director of the research department at the University of Waikato, New Zealand said, “Honey is a powerful antibacterial substance, because the bees add an enzyme that leads to the formation of hydrogen peroxide”
How to use this remedy?
When you notice the first symptoms of cold, flu or other illness, make this mixture:
100 g of honey.
1 tablespoon turmeric powder
How to use:
Add 1 tablespoon turmeric to 100 g of honey, mix well and place in a glass container.
When you notice first symptoms of cold and flu:
Day 1 – Take ½ teaspoon every hour during the day.
Day 2 – Take ½ teaspoon every two hours during the day.
Day 3 – Take ½ teaspoon three times a day.
Keep the mixture in your mouth, until it is dissolved. Many people fight colds thanks to this mixture. There is no need to use harmful over the counter drugs
You can use this remedy for the treatment of respiratory diseases: Take ½ teaspoon three times a day for one week. You can add coconut milk or tea mix.
This mixture is an excellent choice for weight control because it speeds up metabolism. It is also natural treatment of arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis, due to its anti-inflammatory properties.
The anti-inflammatory properties of turmeric are great for both the treatment of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. It was found that those suffering from rheumatoid arthritis and consume turmeric regularly find relief from unpleasant rheumatic pain.
If you are being treated or taking any medication, consult your doctor before using this mixture.
You should not take turmeric if you suffer from gallbladder disease. It causes muscle contractions of the gallbladder.