There have been over 6,000 peer-reviewed articles stating the health benefits turmeric has to offer. Turmeric is now considered one of the most efficacious herbs on the planet for fighting disease.

The active ingredient curcumin in turmeric plays a role as an anti-inflammatory. 

Because inflammation in the body has been shown to be the root of all disease, it is important to ingest herbs like turmeric to fight against the long-term effects of inflammation on the body’s health.

Unlike pharmaceutical drugs, turmeric has no side effects and can be as effective as Tylenol and Advil for addressing pain and discomfort. Its anti-coagulant properties make it as effective as aspirin and ibuprofen. Turmeric is becoming the go to herb to reduce dependence upon over-the-counter drugs in the US.

Turmeric has long been a staple in east-Asian culture as a cooking ingredient and medicinal element that is easy to incorporate into one’s diet to boost antioxidant properties to affect day-to-day life in a positive way.

Curry is essentially a blend of spices and herbs like cloves, coriander, cumin, garlic, ginger, red pepper and turmeric. The beauty of culinary combinations of herbs and spices often requires lower doses than are typically used in the context of traditional herbal medicine.

curry-creationsTry our tasty Engage Organics Curry Creations, (with turmeric as the first ingredient) as an easy way to add antioxidant zip to rice, stews, veggies, eggs, dips, and sauces. Just a teaspoon of Curry Creations to your favorite barbecue sauce adds a delicious tang and mitigates some of the harm in things we eat that may not be as good for us.

Remember, the quality of the spices you consume makes all the difference to your health. Choose Engage Organics salt-free, Non-GMO and Gluten-free herbal blends instead of those irradiated herbal versions, on the grocer’s shelf, that strip the whole plant goodness organic herbs deliver.