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Fresh, this is the benefits of tamarind turmeric for health

KONTAN.CO.ID – JAKARTA. Tamarind turmeric is popular among fans of traditional herbal medicine. Apart from being delicious and fresh, tamarind turmeric is also rich in health benefits.

Since ancient times, herbal medicine has become an inseparable element of Indonesian society.

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The number one person right now, President Joko Widodo, drinks herbal medicine every morning to keep his body in shape in the midst of busy activities.

There are many benefits of tamarind turmeric whose main composition is turmeric. Even abroad, turmeric is widely recommended as a natural remedy because of the curcumin content in it.

Then, what are the benefits of tamarind turmeric for health?

1. Regulate blood sugar

Diabetics certainly have an obligation to regulate blood sugar levels in their bodies. Since long time ago, the herbal turmeric tamarind has been recommended for diabetics.

2. Prevent cancer risk

Remarkably, curcumin in turmeric also has properties to prevent cancer risk. As an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory, curcumin can reduce the risk of body cells being damaged due to cell mutations and cancer.

3. Increase endurance

Drinking tamarind turmeric regularly can also increase endurance because of the antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and antibacterial content in it. In addition, the curcumin in tamarind and turmeric herbs can also be an immune modulator to fight cancer.

4. Reducing the risk of heart complications

Still because of its function as an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory, curcumin is very beneficial for people with heart disease. In a 2012 study, heart sufferers who took 4 grams of curcumin every day after heart bypass surgery reduced their risk of complications by 17%.

5. Improve brain function

Decreased brain function can lead to problems such as depression or Alzheimer’s. Interestingly, the curcumin in tamarind turmeric can improve the function of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) so that brain function increases and is less susceptible to brain disease.

6. Relieves menstrual pain

In addition to menstrual smoothing drugs, it turns out that the benefits of tamarind turmeric are to relieve pain due to this “monthly guest”.

Again, the curcumin content in tamarind turmeric can reduce the production of hormones that trigger inflammation and pain, namely prostaglandins.

Not only that, tamarind in tamarind herbal medicine can also affect the nervous system and brain.

Thus, the brain can send signals to the body so that uterine contractions can subside and menstrual pain is reduced.

7. Lose weight

For those who want to achieve ideal body weight, tamarind and turmeric herbs can be a healthy alternative to drink. The benefits of tamarind turmeric can help you lose weight by reducing the inflammatory response in body cells.

By maintaining blood sugar and cholesterol levels, it can prevent drastic weight gain. The risk of obesity can also be reduced.

Tamarind and turmeric herbs and pregnant women

The curcumin content in tamarind herbal medicine makes this herbal medicine rich in benefits. Naturally, if pregnant women are interested in drinking tamarind and turmeric herbs to relieve aches during pregnancy.

However, pregnant women are not advised to consume tamarind and turmeric herbs, especially in large doses. The reason is that the curcumin in tamarind herbs works like the hormone estrogen in the body.

Consequently, curcumin can affect homosexual work until uterine contractions are at risk of causing premature birth and miscarriage.

The safe limit for consuming tamarind and turmeric herbs for pregnant women is as much as the turmeric content in food alone. Turmeric is commonly used as a spice or natural coloring for cooking. (Wisnubrata)

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This article was published on Kompas.com with the title “7 Benefits of Turmeric Asem, Jamu That Can Prevent Depression”,