Turmeric is excellent for brain health when consumed daily. It’s one of the most common spices available easily in every household. It improves memory that has been hindered by disorders like Alzheimer’s. It also prevents the formation of beta-amyloid plaques. This spice has a group of compounds known as curcuminoids and antioxidants that help to treat memory loss.
Curcumin packed spice has excellent anti-anxiolytic and anti-depressant properties that help to improve learning and spatial memory. It minimizes oxidative stress and boosts antioxidant enzymes. It also helps in the decline of physical and mental stress, mind as well as mood improvement and calmness.
Turmeric has many benefits in memory loss including:
- Prevents oxidative stress
- Safeguards the brain from amyloid-beta neurotoxicity
- Protects from degenerative brain diseases
- Stops brain inflammation
- Prevents brain injury or stroke-induced cognitive destruction
1. Turmeric Root
You Will Need:
- 1 to 3 gram or 1/2 inch root
- Black pepper
- Take a long piece of chopped or sliced turmeric.
- Extract the juice from it and add a pinch of black pepper.
- Consume this golden paste.
Note: Start with a small dose like as 1/4 to 1/2 tsp and if you have no side effects then take it by 1/4 tsp every week. Continue it you reach 1 to 2 tsp (2 to 3 times) a day.
Max Dosage: 1 tbsp 2 to 3 times a day.
2. Turmeric Powder
Include one tablespoon powder daily in your cooking. Alternatively, take 1 to 2 grams (nearly one tsp) powder of this spice along with a pinch of black pepper powder (almost 1/4 tsp) twice a day.
Note: Begin with a small amount of dose and increase it slowly. Avoid consuming it on an empty stomach.
3. Turmeric Tincture
Tip: Take 10 to 30 drops 2 to 3 times a day.
Max Dosage: 20 to 30 drops three times a day
4. Turmeric Tea
Tip: Take 1 to 2 cups a day
5. Turmeric Milk
You Will Need:
- 1/2 to 1-inch turmeric
- 8 ounces milk
- Heat this herb for nearly 15 minutes along with milk.
- Boil it well and strain out the mixture.
- Drink it after it gets cooled.
- Take 1 to 2 cups a day.