Turmeric Has Powerful Anti-Inflamatory & Anti-Cancer Effects.
The following article was written by Dr. Virender Sodhi MD an Ayurvedic physician and Naturopath of my acquaintence. I met him about three years ago at Frontier's HerbFest. His lecture was absolutely fascinating and he answered some very useful questions to me about how to avoid getting "Mummy Tummy" when travelling in Egypt. At any rate, I found the gentleman to be quite knowlegeable and he really was responsible for sparking the thrust of my interest in the Art and Science of Ayurveda.
Turmeric, unlike many prescribed anti-inflamatories, such as Celebrex and Vioxx, does not carry the same side effects, and may also have the added benefit of being an effective anti-oxidant as well as being anticarcinogenic, antimicrobial and hepatoprotective. People in India who eat alot of turmeric (one of the main ingredients in the various curries found throughout Asia and the Near East), are less likely to develop cancer. Click on the link to read more.