The idea of The Swinging Leaf stemmed from the pressures we face in the modern day world, with the daily grind of city life creating pressure on our bodies, leading to stress and a host of ailments connected to a fast paced lifestyle and the constant onslaught of a polluted environment.

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Benefits of Turmeric Tea

Turmeric is an indispensable part of any Indian, or even subcontinental household, and has always been relied on to aid healing in the body. Being an essential ingredient in traditional knowledge, turmeric has been used in ancient Ayurvedic medicine, as well in naturopathy, because of its powerful health benefits.

It has truly withstood the test of time and has entered again into the lives of health-minded, modern individuals all around the world. Why so? Let’s look deeper!

Health Benefits of Turmeric tea

The turmeric rhizome has a constituent called curcumin, which is important to lending its warm, bitter taste as well as its deep orange-yellow color.

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Research has found out that apart from aesthetic functions, curcumin has a very strong anti-inflammatory potential (NCBI, US). It is a bioactive substance which targets inflammation at the molecular level, helping reduce it significantly.

Curcumin also possesses antioxidant and antiseptic properties. It has been proven to boost the body’s antioxidant enzymes, and stimulate one’s natural defense against both common infections and serious diseases, such as cancer, diabetes and heart problems.

Turmeric Tea flushes toxins out of the body, which is a result of living in polluted atmospheres, keeping one’s inner systems healthier and cleaner.

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Other specialized effects of the Turmeric Tea

Research has shown that the regular consumption of turmeric Tea may help combat Alzheimer’s disease.

Neurological diseases such as Alzheimer’s are caused due to a low level of brain-derived neurotrophic factors (BDNF), and curcumin helps boost BDNF levels in the body, improving neuromuscular coordination and could possibly reverse the effects of brain degeneration.

A sustained curcumin intake has also shown positive effects in helping delay the signs of aging, but this is mainly because it inspires general health and well-being by protecting against inflammation, cardiac disease, and brain degeneration.

Since curcumin eases and relieves the digestive tract, some studies have also shown it to aid with weight loss and control.

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How curcumin can help fight depression

One of the wondrous benefits of curcumin is its antidepressant effect!

It was found out in a study that had one-third of a sample set of people with major depressive disorder take 1,000 mg of curcumin (Phytotherapy Research, 2014) that they responded as well to curcumin as the others did to prescription drugs like Prozac. This has led scientists and researchers to believe that curcumin can significantly help people cope with clinical depression.

For people in today’s age, this can only bode well! It is no news that depressive disorders, whether clinical or mild, have been on an undeterred rise. Curcumin, with its potential to calm and relax the nervous system, can only be a valuable part of our lives. It helps undo the numerous effects that a fast-paced lifestyle inevitably has on our mental health.

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The Swinging leaf’s experiment with Turmeric

Our ‘Turmeric Therapy’ infusion contains not only turmeric but ginger and mint, to lend it a wonderful earthy flavor sharpened by a spicy, soothing aroma. It is indeed a therapeutic mix, perfect for unwinding, and keeping healthy!