Turmeric invigorating rasayana for the blood. Its strong nature reduces and treats weakness. Turmeric has many positive side effects according to Ayurveda, and is bitter, astringent and pungent in taste. Due to it’s heating quality, turmeric helps to balance Kapha and Vata, and due to its bitter taste, it helps to balance the Pitta dosha, thus making it tri-doshic.
According to Ayurveda, turmeric:
- supports liver detoxification
- supports healthy cholesterol levels already within a normal range
- promotes the body’s healthy response to allergens
- assists digestion
- supports a healthy immune response
- benefits the complexion
This antioxidant herb also helps purify the blood and maintain a healthy cardiovascular system; it supports a healthy stomach and colon and promotes healthy lungs, circulation and nervous system. Turmeric contains curcumin, a flavonoid which supports a healthy inflammatory response, thereby promoting general well-being.