IMMUNITY AND TURMERIC
Sometimes slight variation in the season leave us sick and send us at the door of over the counter medication to flush things out and try to get back normal again as soon as possible, these over the counter medication provide us temporary relief only by suppressing our natural body’s defense system against the response to illness, but over the time it may weaken our natural self healing ability, but no need to worry as nature has blessed us other excellent ways to supercharge the body and these are not further away,just go to the kitchen or any nearby local food store to grab them.
Adequate sleep, healthy diet and some physical activity are the main factors that make our immune system strong, but apart from this one should go beyond these factors to prevent frequent infections and uplift the self healing system or immunity. As protecting the body from infections and viruses is the major function of the immune system but it may run down from high stress and other small day to day tasks which may overload us and it may get tough to keep our immune system strong.
So whenever your body is running down with cold, flu and allergy or dust present in the environment,just think of yellow colored roots of curcuma plant or simply turmeric, to boost the immunity.
Turmeric roots can be used in many ways for food and health and it mostly comes from the South Asia, known for its yellow color and spicy flavor, adding life to the food and colors to the life. It is one of the oldest ingredients that have a special place in the culinary dishes in several other cultures and Indian culture as well. Unassuming Turmeric is gaining more and more popularity, its health related advantages is going to be heavy on prescription drugs and countless over the counter products available, since these medications come with major side effects, It would be better to drink one glass turmeric milk, a traditional age old home remedy instead of taking immune system boosters or any pain killer (NSAIDs) for subsiding the pain.
Turmeric and its active ingredients are full of anti-bacterial, anti-viral and anti-fungal activities with the highest amount of anti-oxidant along with the anti-inflammatory property. Inflammation is the main cause of many acute and chronic ailments such as obesity, cardiovascular disease, rheumatoid arthritis Crohn's disease lupus-related nephritis. Inflammatory bowel disease, diabetes and cancer.
HOW TURMERIC SUPPORT IMMUNITY ?
Curcumin one of the main active ingredient of turmeric works as immunomodulatory agent that modulate the T and B cells activity along with enhancing the antibody response, curcumin always works in favor of immune system which is a very important task because our entire immune system depend on the efficacy of T and B cells, it helps to detect any foreign pathogen which give rise to a chain reaction, and the whole immune system gets activated whenever they encounter any virus, bacteria or any other particle. These immunomodulatory mechanism start producing antibodies in our bone marrow and consequently making our immune system stronger and vigilant against any kind of infection and at the same time helping to reduce systemic and local inflammation, which might have been associated with the diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer and Alzheimer’s disease which is related to the brain, moreover it is loaded with potent antioxidants that may further help to give everlasting immunity.
Curcumin keeps the body’s immune system completely undamaged by activating certain useful biochemical reactions specially it activates the Cathelicidin Antimicrobial Peptide – CAMP molecule, which is an important component of the immune system, helps to identify the unknown and unfamiliar agent that may impact the health in a negative way, thus curcumin synergies the activity of CAMP molecules and strengthen the immune system against infection. Cathelicidin is a powerful germ inhibitor and a vital part of our innate immune system which protects us from any kind of infection without any delay so it provides a first line defense against all kinds of infection.
Turmeric offers a powerful treatment starting with the minor ailment such as common cold or flu to the most severe disease linked with a weaken immune system or inflammation or something more serious such as cancer or AIDS without any downsides and negative effects by simply hitting the bacteria, fungi and virus or any innate foreign particle, and it is one of the most promising and safest ingredients to manage long lasting health that may range from complex disorder to the simple allergy