The Golden Spice- Turmeric And Its Effect On Gut Health

Role of Turmeric in Gut Health

Curcumin present in the turmeric promotes the growth of beneficial gut microorganisms and limits the growth of pathogenic organisms.

Benefits of Turmeric in Digestive Disorders:

Irritable bowel syndrome

Consuming turmeric regularly improves abdominal discomfort and bowel movements in patients with IBS.

Ulcerative colitis

Curcumin present in turmeric helps to treat mild to moderate ulcerative colitis.

Gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD)

Turmeric prevents esophageal inflammation, thereby reducing the risk of GERD.

Other Benefits of Turmeric:

Strengthens the liver function by purifying the blood.

Prevents allergies and infections by fighting against the microbes.

Promotes healthy skin by improving the natural glow.

Safety concerns with turmeric

Turmeric should be taken under physician prescription. High doses and prolonged use may actually worsen gastrointestinal symptoms like abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting.


Zandu Ayurvedic Team

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