Turmeric is a very common herb and it’s known as queen of spices. It is loaded with many health nutrients like Vitamin E, C, K, potassium, iron, protein, sodium etc. Due to this turmeric is known for treating many health problems and it’s used in many Ayurveda medicines too. Here are some amazing and effective home remedies using turmeric:
Acne is a very common problem for teenagers. You can treat acne easily by mixing equal amount of turmeric and honey in a bowl. Mix the two ingredients completely until a smooth paste is formed. Apply this on affected area or you can apply it on your entire face. Let it stay for 40-50 minute and then wash off with plain water. Repeat it twice a day to get rid of acne rapidly.
Common cold is very common nowadays and you can’t eat medicines every time you suffer from cough cold. But turmeric is very effective in treating common cold. Make a turmeric tea, mix one tbsp. of turmeric in one glass of warm milk and mix it. Drink it daily as it fights cough and cold effectively. Turmeric milk is used since ancient times and it’s an Ayurveda recipe to treat common cold.
To get rid of sunburn mix 2-3 pinch of turmeric in one tbsp. of yoghurt. Apply this on affected area and it will soothe your sunburnt skin immediately. You can also use this mixture on your arms and face to get rid of tanned and pigmented skin.
You can treat insect bites using natural remedies instead of using chemical lotions. Crush a handful of basil leaves so that you get a paste. Now add two tablespoons of turmeric powder in it and also add water to get a smooth consistency. Apply it on the infected area. It will soothe the redness and treat the insect bite.
To get rid of dark underarm try this paste using turmeric. Take one tbsp. of honey, 3-4 tbsp. of lemon juice and mix it with 2-3 pinches of turmeric powder. Mix everything well and apply it on your under arm area. Let it stay for 10-15 minutes and then rinse off. Try this remedy daily to get rid of dark underarm area. Use the underarm whitening scrub before using the mask for better results.
Sore throat and Cough:
A paste made of honey and turmeric is an ancient Ayurvedic remedy for soothing sore throats and calming coughs. Turmeric is anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial, and along with honey it’s good for pulling away excess mucus. Mix together equal parts honey and turmeric powder, stirring them into a paste. Eat a teaspoon of the paste until your cough subsides.
Turmeric come handy for minor cuts and wounds as it’s natural and effective. It has antibiotic properties so it heals the cuts and bruises instantly. Just dab a generous amount of turmeric powder on the cut and let it stay unaffected for hours. It will ooze the blood and will prevent infections too.