Turmeric: The spice that Heals

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Turmeric is considered the best medicinal spice in Ayurveda.  It cures the whole person.  Turmeric is pungent, bitter and astringent.  It can be consumed by all doshas but may increase Pitta if used in excess as it is heating.  Turmeric is anti-inflammatory, helps digestion, maintains the flora of the intestine, reduces gas, has tonic properties and is an antibiotic.  It can be used for cough, sty, diabetes, cuts, wounds and skin problems.

I love using turmeric.  I add it to most ...

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