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How to Make Turmeric Lemonade to Relieve Depression and Stress

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You may have heard of turmeric – a common cooking spice that emits a unique orangish hue. Something that you may not know about turmeric is that it’s an incredibly effective medicine.

WHAT IS TURMERIC?
Turmeric, or Curcuma longa/Curcuma domestica, is a plant that can be found throughout India and Indonesia.  It is close kin to ginger (you may have heard of it!) – another tremendously powerful spice with various medicinal properties.

Turmeric has been used for years in both Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine as an antidote to many health conditions. Per the California College of Ayurveda, “few (medicinal plants) possess such a wide spectrum of qualities and medicinal uses as turmeric.”

The College goes on to list conditions for which turmeric has proven useful: amenorrhea, anemia, arthritis, atherosclerosis, cancer, Alzheimer’s Disease, bronchitis, bursitis, common cold, conjunctivitis, diabetes, diarrhea, edema, fever, gallstones, headaches, hemorrhoids, ingestion, inflammation, irritable…

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