Turmeric contains the following substances: starch, essential oil, curcumin and many other nutrients. This plant is used as a spice, dye, medicine. It has many medicinal properties.
Turmeric is often called the Queen of spices — it brings many health benefits. But for pregnant women and mothers who breast-feed, there are nuances. It is reported by the Clutch.
Previously it was thought that even small doses of turmeric for pregnant and lactating mothers are strictly forbidden, because this spice can cause uterine contractions, which in turn can even lead to miscarriage.
But recent studies have shown that small doses of turmeric can bring about many benefits — if your doctor will approve.
The use of turmeric during pregnancy
Cleanses the liver and blood
Reduces inflammation in joints and reduces pain
Positive effect on intestinal function, stimulates digestion, prevents constipation, helps the multiplication of beneficial bacteria
Helps maintain normal blood sugar levels
The mask of turmeric and yeast that helps to nourish the skin with nutrients and prevent stretch marks.
The use of turmeric during breast-feeding
Reduces the risk of mastitis
Reduces inflammation and reduces pain in the nipples
Improves brain function
It increases lactation, increases the quantity of breast milk
Reduces the level of cholesterol in the blood
Helps to improve blood circulation.
And according to research from the Institute of Delhi (India), turmeric thins the blood and lowers heart pressure, which is very useful for hypertensive patients. It reduces excess blood sugar levels, has a beneficial effect on the cardiovascular system, helps in Alzheimer’s disease.
Turmeric is very similar in its properties to ginger. She even has a name, the second is the yellow ginger. Especially this plant is very useful for women, as it is used in cosmetic purposes to treat skin diseases. But the main advantage is turmeric good for weight loss.
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