Benefits of Turmeric in Controlling Arthritis

May 28, 2019 Jiva Ayurveda 0

Turmeric or Haldi, a bright yellow spice, commonly found in Indian kitchens is one of the best ways that cures the joint pain giving prompt relief. Historically, turmeric was used by traditional Indian medical practitioners that has healing powers while presently, as per the modern science, researchers suggest that curcumin, an active chemical found in turmeric have multiple beneficial properties that can help in the healing process of Arthritis. So let’s understand how Turmeric can help in controlling Arthritis and the severe pain that follows:

Benefits of Turmeric in Controlling Arthritis

A Natural Anti-Inflammatory Agent

A primary symptom of Arthritis is inflammation around the affected joint that causes the pain, swelling, and stiffness. Further, it spreads into the fluid that ideally lubricates the joint leading to soreness around the area. The natural ingredient Curcumin found in Turmeric is a natural anti-inflammatory agent that inhibits the joint inflammation while keeping the joints properly lubricated that alleviates the pain while curing Arthritis.

Contains Effective Bone Protective Properties

Turmeric has excellent anti-oxidant properties that prevent the thickening of synovial fluid. It also restrains the progression of bone-tissue loss and thus keeps the joints properly lubricated while repairing the cells of articular cartilage that ensures joint flexibility while strengthening the bones for effective movement.

Prevents Further Degeneration of Joints and Reduces the Pain

The inflammation of joints caused due to Arthritis involves cells that resist death while contributing to inflammation in other joints that progresses the condition. Consumption of Turmeric targets exactly the cells that causes the inflammation and helps in destroying such cells while preventing further degeneration of the joints. It also increases the activity of proteins that alleviate the pain while curing the condition.

It is widely known that Turmeric has various health benefits that help in conditions like Arthritis, Bursitis, Ankylosing Spondylitis etc. while there are no known side effects associated with it. It proves really effective in curing several conditions and can also be used as a complementary aid.

Ayurveda provides very effective treatment in joint pain problems by addressing the root-cause of the disease. Consult a Jiva doctor and find out how you can benefit from Ayurvedic treatment.

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