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Uses Of Termeric
Many many benefits: Turmeric is among the healthiest of herbs. It & its constituent curcumin is an anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, thins blood, supports liver detox, protects against cancer & kills cancer cells, protects against alzheimer's, lowers cholesterol, protects against heart failure etc. I recommend meriva, an extract that is very well absorbed. See http://www. Whfoods. Com/genpage. Php? Tname=foodspice&dbid=78.
NO: Don't think any of the above will help boils. . . Any diabetes in the family?
Can I use turmeric to avoid tanning?? I heard that curd+honey+turmeric mixture avoids tan. Is that true??
Would shaving followed by daily use of turmeric remove hair, including stubble and remove hair from the roots?
No: The root is very deep down and most topical meds will not reach down this far.
For a recurring subaceous cyst if its hot to touch is it too late to use turmeric or should I just get cut open again. It on lower back?
Infected?: Is it hot and red? If so, it may be infected and may require both antibiotics and surgical excision. See a doctor immediately to ascertain what is going on. Turmeric will not help an acute infection. Besides, turmeric hasn't been definitively proven in human studies to have any specific reliable benefits. Also, not well absorbed without piperine.
Depends on rash: Turmeric reportedly has anti inflammatory along with it's anti-oxidant effects. Based on this it would merit at least consideration but ultimately you need to know what your treating (what's causing the rash?) and how to use turmeric for that rash. These questions can only be answered by a scientific study, studies that I have no knowledge of.
It will not help: Puffy nipples are not changed with tumeric cream. It is a natural variation of normal anatomy
Too frequent: Your skin is delicate, and the oils it produces are important to it maintaining its health. Daily masks would be overly drying and irritating to your skin.
Can turmeric be helpful in removing hair on the body, as said by many doctors. If yes, how should I use turmeric in order to remove hairs?
Prevention: There are anecdotal reports of turmeric being helpful in preventing hair growth. At this's point, there are no studies regarding removal of hair.
Acne mask: No promises on effectiveness but your gender does not preclude you from doing it
I keep reading about the use of turmeric for help in the prevention of cancer, specifically pancreatic. Any truth to this and if so, how to take it?
Flavor: Turmeric may prevent cancer, but you should use it for flavor rather than its ability to prevent cancer, which may or may not work out. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco or alcohol in any form. Practice safe sex.
If I use a pumice stone for three hours then a turmeric mixture, how long will that remove hair for?
Hair removal: Depends on your hair growth cycle and what part of body. Your pumous and tumeric treatment will last no longer than plucking or waxing.
If I use a pumice stone daily and use turmeric as directed by ehow, how long would it take for hair removal, temporary or permanent?
Depends: Depends. Could take up to one month?
Can I get rid of acne spot Using turmeric powder with yoghurt face mask? I want to use natural ingredient because I cannot afford high end product
How severe is it?: Acne is a serious, chronic, non-lifestyle-related disease that is a grave personal and professional liability. While pregnant, topical benzoyl peroxide is your best friend and is about as cheap as toothpaste at a pharmacy. Price is not a concern if you fail a job interview because of acne -- right or wrong, people regard it as a sign of poor self care. Do right by yourself and your family. Best.See 1 more doctor answer
I have spots on my face caused due to acne, I use turmeric paste mixed with milk. Does it will help in removing spots or I have to something else? ?
See doctor: For the most part home remedies such as you suggest do not work for acne or other dermatological conditions. Your best bet is to consult either your family physician or a specialist otherwise things could become unintentionally more complicated if you are not careful.See 1 more doctor answer
I'm a 24yr girl, I have pimple marks on my face and darkness around my mouth, can I use vicco turmeric, will this work?
Worth a shot: Your best advice for properly treating acne scars and facial discoloration would come from a dermatologist. Dermatologists are doctors that specialize in skin disorders and have access to the most up-to-date research and treatments.
I have acne & can I use an Ayurvedic soap free acne face wash which contains neem & turmeric as main ingredients and it has also no harmful chemicals?
This sounds okay: Dr. Baker is one of my favorite teammates here and he's almost certainly right about when it's okay to use ayurvedic remedies as your major treatment and when they're only adjuncts. Retinoic acid is a mainstay of acne treatment and as a vitamin, it may also appeal to you. Enjoying your body is not a health problem and not the cause of your acne. Embrace who you are and be healthy. Best wishes.See 1 more doctor answer