Saturday, November 9, 2013


In Ayurveda, turmeric or haldi  and ginger are key ingredients for treating several ailments. We take a deeper look at which root is better for health - turmeric or ginger?

Different vitamins in Turmeric:
Turmeric or haldi is a powerhouse of iron, potassium and vitamin B6. Magnesium, vitamin C and calcium can also be found in turmeric.

Benefits of Turmeric:

Reduces infection
Improves circulation
Improves digestion
Heals wounds
Enhances the skin
Boosts immunity
Liver detox
Improves cholesterol levels
Fights free radicals
Improves anemia
Fights colds and the build-up of mucus
Relief from joint pains and inflammation

Remedies with turmeric:

- Turmeric anti-aging face pack
- Milk and turmeric helps fight colds and builds immunity
- Turmeric is one of the key ingredients of Indian cooking, especially in curries, which makes it an integral part of our lives.

Different vitamins in Ginger:

Ginger is rich in magnesium, vitamin B 6 and vitamin C. It also contains calcium, phosphorus, copper, zinc and iron in small amounts.

Benefits of Ginger:

Improves digestion of food
Improves absorption of nutrients
Cures colds - throat and nose congestion
Reduces nausea
Reduces flatulence
Reduces abdominal cramps
Reduces inflammation and joint pain
Ginger reduces hypo pigmented patches on your skin.

Remedies with Ginger:

- One can eat thin slices of ginger in a salt and lime juice mixture before and after meals to improve appetite and digestion.
- It can be used in cooking as a fresh spice to enhance the taste.
- Therapeutically ginger juice is mixed with basil leaves juice and honey to cure coughs and colds.

No comments:

Post a Comment

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...