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Turmeric Shown to Treat Candida

Posted Feb 01 2010 12:00am

turmeric-treats-candidaRecent research has shown that turmeric has anti-fungal properties which means that it is yet another powerful herb to keep in your arsenal against Candida.

For those who don’t know what turmeric is, you have to look no further than your Indian restaurant. It is the primary ingredient in a lot of Indian curries. This yellow powder has many uses from food coloring to fabric dye and it has been around for thousands of years.

In laboratory tests it has been shown to kill fungal cells better than fluconazole, which is one of the number one pharmacy drugs used to treat fungal infections. Turmeric has been used in folk medicine for sometime for its anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties, but now it’s anti-fungal properties are being research and understood. Turmeric works by preventing Candida cells adhesion to the intestine wall or other tissues which it can then be eliminated from the body.

Why not begin incorporating turmeric into your favorite Candida eliminating recipes and not only add some spice to your food, but also enjoy the yeast destroying benefits that Turmeric has to offer. If you’re not a fan of curries or spicy food, don’t worry, you can also take turmeric in capsule form to treat Candida.

Source: Natural News

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