Tag Archives: Turmeric

Does turmeric have anticancer properties?

A recent literature review investigates whether turmeric may be useful for treating cancer. The authors conclude that it might be but note that there are many challenges to overcome before it makes it to the clinic. Turmeric is a member of the ginger family. Native to India and Southeast Asia, people have used turmeric root… Read More »

Can turmeric cause muscle pain

Several forms of ginger can be used to flavor foods and potentially reduce certain forms of pain. I use about one – turmeric can cause stomach upset in some people. As noted in my prior posts, direct analysis of curcumin in turmeric by DART, a number of studies have found that turmeric appears to have… Read More »

Home Remedy of the Week: Beat Viral Fever with Coriander (Dhania), Turmeric, Tulsi and Ginger Tea This Monsoon

Home remedy (Photo Credits: Pixabay) With the arrival of the monsoons, viral fever has become commonplace. Viral infections in the rainy season are characterised by fever, red eyes, headache, runny nose, sore throat body pain and fatigue. To make matters worse, these infections can spread from one person to the other in a jiffy. It… Read More »

Turmeric Mashed Potatoes

If you’re looking for a delicious twist on classic mashed potatoes, you’ve come to the right place. Potatoes often get a bad rep but hear me out. This is usually because they are sliced and deep fried in vegetable oil or mashed with tons of butter and heavy cream. But what about healthier cooking methods… Read More »