Turmeric is popularly known as the spice used in many recipes but little do most of us know that it is one of the most powerful medicinal herbs out there. It is one of those herbs that cure and reverse diseases effectively. A lot of research has been done in this regard to explore the extent of effectiveness of this herb. A lot of articles have been written and reviewed around the globe regarding benefits of this herb. Turmeric curcumin is the main ingredient responsible for powerful effects of this herb to cure a lot of diseases. It is among those herbs that have been widely researched in Science for its medicinal effects. Among other popularly studied herbs include cinnamon, garlic, milk, thistle and ginger. In many cases, it is widely believed that turmeric curcumin surpasses the effects of conventional medicine.
More than six thousand studies have mentioned turmeric being more effective than other medicines in many cases. This has been an interesting finding for scientists as they have further developed studies to use the healing powers of this herb most effectively. When people find out that turmeric has better effects than their prescription medicines, they prefer to take the natural alternative instead of other medicines because natural herbs have no side effects and their effect is long lasting.
Some of the drugs that are beaten by turmeric curcumin in being more effective include anti-depressants, pain killers, anti-inflammatory drugs and many more drugs. Turmeric is widely used in food in Asian regions and has a naturally enhancing taste. It is also a constituent of adding color to food as well as cosmetics. In many parts of the world, turmeric is already being used to cure arthritis, heartburn, intestinal gas and many other conditions. It is also quite effective for bloating, liver problems and even jaundice.