5 research-backed benefits of turmeric tea
Turmeric tea is one of the most popular teas in the world right now, and its popularity can be traced back to its long list of health benefits. But using turmeric for health benefits isn’t new, it has actually been used for centuries in traditional Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine.
Here are some of the main benefits that turmeric has on your health and wellbeing.
Turmeric is Filled With Antioxidants
Curcumin is filled with antioxidants leading to a whole plethora of health benefits. This makes it a powerful compound for people with pre-existing health conditions but also for those without.
Antioxidants are just great for our bodies! It can slow or even prevent the damage to cells caused by free radicals in the body. This means that turmeric has immune system boosting abilities to keep our bodies in top-notch shape!
Turmeric Tea Is Good For Our Brains
Turmeric tea can be very good for your brain health in a few ways. Firstly, it’s good at boosting attention and memory in healthy individuals. A recent study conducted on people without any biomarkers for health problems, saw their memory and attention levels increase just an hour after taking curcumin extract! Turmeric also has a positive side effect on depression and anxiety. It has the ability to reduce symptoms by boosting serotonin and dopamine levels!
Turmeric Acts As A Natural Pain Reliever
Turmeric tea can be used as a natural pain reliever. As we now know, curcumin can act as an anti-inflammatory agent. Sometimes, pain is when our muscles are inflamed. Drinking turmeric tea can reduce inflammation and remove any pain. This makes it the perfect drink for after a workout! Brew yourself a delicious cup of Tipson’s Turmeric Ginger & Lemon after hitting the gym!
Turmeric Tea Has The Ability To Help You Manage Weight
It’s also believed that turmeric tea can aid in weight management. Weight management can not just mean weight loss, but it could also mean weight gain or weight maintenance. Turmeric can actually help with all these goals! This is all thanks to curcumin helping with our metabolism, essentially speeding it up. It helps with muscle gain because it helps our body digest proteins (you need protein for muscle gain). Turmeric has helped patients with metabolic syndrome. From analysing a collection of studies, curcumin decreased their body mass index (BMI), weight, waist circumference, and leptin concentrations!
Turmeric Protects Our Hearts
On top of lowering oxidative stress and inflammation, which can lead to heart disease, turmeric also has separate protective cardiovascular properties. Perhaps one of the most significant benefits to our heart health is that turmeric improves our resistance to artery endothelial function. This impacts blood pressure and blood clotting. Did you know, that trials are now also starting to use curcumin as a complementary treatment for heart failure?
As you can see, turmeric is truly a miracle herb. It possesses numerous health benefits that can help us ensure that we achieve our health and wellness goals. The team at Tipson has carefully selected the finest turmeric, with the highest concentration of curcumin to ensure you are able to get the most out of each cuppa. Check out our 100% Organic turmeric range here.