Effects on liver: This golden herb purifies blood and prevents it from clotting. It is extensively used to protect the liver from toxins and microbial. Turmeric increases the secretion of bile and promotes free flow of it. This herb can be used to overcome toxic effects of alcohol on liver. It reduces cholesterol and protects the heart. Use of half teaspoon of turmeric with warm water rejuvenates the liver and removes toxins.
Effects on respiratory system: Turmeric is very effective in bronchitis, productive cough and asthma. One spoon of turmeric boiled in milk can be taken with a spoon of pure ghee. This gives good relief and expectorates excessively produced mucous in lungs.
Effects on ageing: The antioxidant properties of turmeric give us young looks. It reduces inflammation in joints, protects the heart, reduces cholesterol and keeps us healthy.
Effects on diabetes: It lowers blood sugar and increases glucose metabolism.