Have you got a taste for the bold and spicy? If so, then you probably have the spice turmeric in your kitchen. It is a curry spice that is related closely to ginger and has been used in India for centuries to give that zing to some of their delicious foods.

However, did you know that turmeric is also a super strong medicinal natural ingredient as well? If you are using organic turmeric powder in your recipes, then there are a few interesting things you need to know about it.

Curcumin is an ingredient in turmeric that has been used for a good many medical problems by the ancient Ayurvedic natural medicine practitioners in India for years and years.

They discovered that this natural ingredient can stop the pain of arthritis. It can heal wounds and prevent bacterial infections from forming in them.

This ingredient has also been found to take out and kill some cancer cells. What an awesome kind of spice to add to your food.

This ingredient naturally detoxifies the liver as well. We are all subjected to toxins every day. Even those who live far from factories and polluted waters are affected by environmental toxins.

All they have to to do is walk outside and breath in the air. The need for making sure that your liver is not overloaded with these kinds of toxins is great. If you take pharmaceutical drugs or if you work around chemicals fumes, then you are exposed even more.

For those who love this spice, you should know that there is a better way to get the health benefits out of curcumin in turmeric. While the powdery spice is great for recipes and cooking, you need to glean the powers it has for your good health from a multivitamin supplement.

Keep in mind, however, that not all of the multivitamins out there have this potent natural ingredient included in its components. And not all of those that do include it use the highest quality of it, so it quickly gets tricky.

First of all, you need to look for the supplement that has been made following the rules that are implemented by the GMP. This ensures that what is listed in the ingredients are really there and are in a type of delivery system that is going to allow you to actually benefit from the nutrients present.

Look for herbal extracts in that list of ingredients your choice of supplement has. If there are none, especially that of turmeric extract, then get yourself one that does have these kinds of ingredients.

You need to have bacopa, green tea, gingko biloba, myrrh, and alfalfa extracts as well. I take a multivitamin supplement that does include these and I can attest for the fact that they are the reason I am as healthy as I am.

Why Are not You Using Organic Turmeric Powder? by Henri K. Junttila