If you open your herb and spice cabinet, you will most likely be graced with the presence of some incredible health benefits. Every single one of those herbs and spices lining your shelves contains vitamins, minerals and antioxidants to boost your overall health. That being said, there is one spice in particular that you might have purchased a while back in order to add a teaspoon of it to that curry you made, yet then proceeded to ignore it.
This spice has a warm, bitter, peppery flavor that is traditionally used in Indian cooking, however, it really can be used in any cuisine, you just have to get creative. The laundry list of health benefits turmeric has will have you rushing to your grocery store to purchase more!
There is one particular health benefit (aside from the fact that turmeric - or curcumin - is an anti-inflammatory, extreme antioxidant and a cancer blocker) of turmeric that is quite intriguing.