Chronic pain affects 1.5 billion people world wide. That means that 1.5 Billion people in this world are in constant pain 24 hours a day, 7 days a week! Many people that suffer from chronic pain are looking for alternative treatments for many reasons. They have exhausted all options in the medical community, the side effects of the options available prove to be more pronounced than the actual condition, or they have made a personal choice not to pump chemicals in their body.
Turmeric has a peppery, warm and bitter flavor and a mild fragrance slightly reminiscent of orange and ginger, and while it is best known as one of the ingredients used to make curry, it also gives ballpark mustard its bright yellow color.
Turmeric comes from the root of the Curcuma longa plant and has a tough brown skin and a deep orange flesh. Both the ancient Chinese and Indian systems of medicine have recognized curcumin’s (Curcumin, which has powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, is the most active constituent of turmeric) beneficial properties for thousands of years, and now modern research is showing it may be one of nature’s most powerful potential healers. Continue reading