UIN Malang: The Benefit of Consuming Turmeric for Your Health
TIMESINDONESIA, JAKARTA – Turmeric has been known to have lots of health properties for your body. Dr. apt. Burhan Maarif Z.A, M.Farm, a lecturer for Natural Product Medicine UIN Malang explains further about this.
"It's because turmeric has active compounds that gives your body some more benefit if you consume it regularly," Dr. apt. Burhan Maarif said to TIMES Indonesia, on Tuesday (16/2/2021).
He also said that turmeric could become a good anti inflammatory agent as well antioxidants, giving your body a spectacular protection. It could help regenerate your cells and more.
"Its all because turmeric has curcumin, squisterpen, tumeron, zingiberon, and vitamin C which is very beneficial for your health," Burhan who also the member of Ikatan Apoteker Indonesia (IAI) or Indonesian Pharmacists community said.
Curcumin is a natural anti-inflammatory compound. It helps your body fight foreign invaders and also has a role in repairing cells damage. It could also be a good antioxidants and protection agent.
Meanwhile, sesquiterpen are known for their calming properties. They also can be supportive to the immune system in protecting you from harmful microbes. So you could say its antimicrobial agents.
Tumeron in turmeric also has similar function. It could be an anti inflammatory agent and antioxidants. It acts as neuroprotector and cardio protector. And the vitamin C will give the best combo antioxidants of all.
Those compounds will support each other to keep your body fro free radicals. They will also work together to induce and regenerate your cells from early aging.
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