The main components of one’s food are grains, fruits and vegetables. It is this food that results in the formation of blood and bones in one’s body, which results in the proper functioning of our organs. The proper functioning of the organs makes our life healthy. In this sequence, the herbs and natural products are also of great use. By the grace of God, to cure the diseases we have plenty of herbs and other natural products, which can improve our health and helps in our mental growth. By the use of these natural products we can overcome the health problems and live a life longer than an average. The great physician Charak (of Ancient India) and his assistants, after doing a thorough study of nature, have concluded that many of the natural herbs have the great capability of curing very serious diseases. And they have compiled their researches in papers. If we follow these ideas and way of living then our life can be healthier than it is now. It is our misfortune; we have not paid any head to this ancient knowledge. In Allopath, it is considered that the main cause of a disease is its germs. If we destroy the germ, we can cure the disease. But, if we destroy the germ, some body essential microorganism is also destroyed which in turn, harms our body. To avoid this harm, the nature has given us many natural cures.
The one among such is Turmeric.
Turmeric is used for curing many diseases at homes. Cold, cough, fever, etc. are all cured by Turmeric in traditional Indian homes. The scientists have tried out turmeric in their well-equipped lab too and have proved turmeric to be:
1. Anti – bacterial
2. Anti - amoebic
3. Anti – Histaminic
4. Anti – Inflammatory
5. Anti – Oxidative
6. Anti – Rheumatic
7. Anti – Flatulent
8. It lessens Diabetes
9. It increases the concentration of bile juice, which helps digest the food properly.
10. It lessens the cholesterol present in the coronary artery.
11. It lessens Blood Pressure
12. It cures many of the respiratory diseases.
These scientific facts and the extracts of our holy book clearly proves Turmeric to be an essential and useful medicine.