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See How Your Brain Changes Physically When You Consume Whole Turmeric

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Turmeric, as you all know is regarded as a miraculous spice that has several positive effects on the body. Did you know that it comes with more than 600 health benefits!

This is mainly attributed to its active compound called curcumin that has a wide variety of health benefits and healing properties.

Turmeric can actually be used for brain regeneration. Aromatic-turmerone is a fat soluble compound found in turmeric. This compound is known to have effects on neural stem cells.

does turmeric help the brain

It was found that the number of neural stem cells increased by 80% when exposed to aromatic turmerone. It was found that a healing effect was happening.

Ar-turmerone is a potent regenerative that helps with brain regeneration and is helpful in the cases of degenerative diseases like Alzheimer's or stroke.

Further, it was also found that curcumin helps to boost the overall memory of an Alzheimer's patient.

does turmeric help the brain

Using a whole turmeric offers many healing properties. Hence, it is considered best to use turmeric as a whole in order to experience its regenerative properties.

Some of the other benefits of turmeric are that it contains anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties that play a role in inflammation and neutralize the free radicals.

It increases the level of brain hormone BDNF that stimulates the growth of new neurons and fights against degenerative processes in the brain. It boosts the level of neurotransmitters serotonin and dopamine that help fight off depression. It also delays ageing and age-related conditions.

does turmeric help the brain

The compound found in turmeric is also capable of crossing the blood-brain barrier, which is why it is considered as one of the best neuroprotective agents in several cases of neurological disorders.

Researches have also found out the role of whole turmeric in a wide range of neurological disorders. The compound found in turmeric acts by inserting itself into the cell's membrane where it changes the physical properties of the membrane itself and makes it more orderly.

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Story first published: Wednesday, July 19, 2017, 18:30 [IST]
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