Turmeric has anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory properties. The active ingredient in turmeric is called curcumin and it is a powerful antioxidant that can give you a lot of health benefits.

It is recommended to try turmeric water, because it has different healing properties and you will increase the health benefits if you add lemon juice.

We present you the recipe:

Turmeric Water with Lemon Juice

You will need:

• ½ lemon
• ½ teaspoon of turmeric
• Warm water
• Organic honey

Directions:

First squeeze the lemon in one glass and add the warm water. Add the turmeric and stir well. Now add the honey and again stir well until the honey is dissolved. Drink and enjoy!

Turmeric water and its benefits:

1. Regulates Diabetes

Turmeric can regulate the resistance to insulin and it can prevent diabetes type 2.

However, you have to remember that you should consult with your doctor before you use it. The reason is because if you combine this drink with certain medications, there can be some side-effects including hypoglycemia.

2. Antioxidant and Anti-inflammatory Properties

Just like you read before, curcumin is an amazing antioxidant and it has anti-inflammatory properties that are able to prevent chronic inflammation.

3. Eases Arthritis

All antioxidant properties in turmeric are able to remove the free radicals from your body. If you want to relieve joint pain and joint inflammation you can do that if you regularly consume turmeric water.

4. Prevents Heart Disease

A lot of researchers discovered that turmeric is able to prevent plaque accumulation in your arteries, which reduces the risk of many cardiovascular diseases. 121 patients were included in one study and all of them needed coronary artery bypass.

It was proven that are able to reduce the risk of a heart attack up to 65% with consuming only 4 grams of turmeric a day.

5. Prevents Cancer

Turmeric is able to tumor cells proliferation, which reduces the risk of cancer if you consume it regularly.