NOURISH: Turmeric



benefits of turmeric

What is it? Turmeric is a beautiful yellow spice (that will stain anything it touches) and has been around in many kitchens for a long time. It grows wild in the forests of South and Southeast Asia. Turmeric has a more popular cousin named ginger but both of them have equally incredible anti-inflammatory health benefits.

Consider reaching for a sprinkle of turmeric when...

...when you "just can't" anymore. Turmeric is mood-balancing. Turmeric contains something called curcumin which in a number of studies has shown to directly fight depression. 

...when you have an open wound. Dancers, do you hear me? Turmeric can speed up the wound healing process. We said it. 

...when everything hurts. It helps with aches and pains because it's naturally a potent anti-inflammatory spice. 

...when you have a really long day at the studio. We all know #hangry is never a good place to be. Turmeric aids in balancing your blood sugar.

How can I use it?
Here are some ideas:
- over cooked vegetables
- over scrambled or easy over eggs
- add it to boiling water for pasta, rice or soup
- add it to fresh juice

Related Posts

What you ACTUALLY Need to Know About Coconut Oil
What you ACTUALLY Need to Know About Coconut Oil
Here’s the thing: we all know why coconut oil is amazing. If you’re not sure, a quick Google search is all it takes. ...
Read More
Nourish: Som Sleep
Nourish: Som Sleep
In partnership with our friends at Disclaimer: Som Sleep is only recommended for those who are 18+   Sleep...
Read More

1 comment

  • Turmeric helps quick healing if any injury or muscle rupture or even fatigued muscles when you add one level tbsp of organic turmeric powder in lukewarm organic milk and drink it in the night before going to bed. It’s a great article written….

    Kaybee

Leave a comment

Please note, comments must be approved before they are published