Benefits of turmeric are unlimited. Take a look at how it can combat cancer and cure yeast infections!

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We have always heard of the role of turmeric in Ayurveda. We also know of its countless uses for skin treatment as well as for healing injuries. But, the benefits of turmeric do not end there. There are countless other uses of this miracle root that you may not even guess.

1 How turmeric helps in yeast infections?

Yeast is commonly found in all human bodies. In case of individuals who have a poor immunity, candida or yeast may result in some opportunistic infections. Yeast infections may vary in their severity and type. In the recent past, the cases of yeast infection have increased greatly. Mild yeast infections may include oral thrush. In rare cases, when the yeast infection gets severe, they may affect vital aspects like brain functioning or blood circulation. In such cases, doctors often prescribe the anti-fungal medications.The doctor may even suggest you to get hospitalised in such situations. Turmeric is a herb that works effectively to control candida infections.

How turmeric helps in yeast infections?

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Turmeric is a root derived from the curcuma longa plant and it is used as a colouring and flavouring agent in most of the Indian dishes.Curcumin is a polyphenolic antioxidant found in turmeric. Just including turmeric in your regular foods may not help you effectively. This is because the required amount of curcumin to have the desirable effect on yeast infections is much more than the percentage present in foods or dishes we eat. You may also consume turmeric in the form of tinctures, tablets, capsules and other curcumin supplements.

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