Turmeric root powder and essential oil. Turmeric is a cousin of ginger and a root that has a long history of use in herbal remedies, particularly in China, India and Indonesia.
Contains curcuminoids which are being studied in health care for cancer, arthritis and a host of other health conditions. It has antibiotic and anti-inflammatory benefits and softens the skin while reducing puffiness. It has been shown to inhibit melanin in the skin and reduces sun damage. It is a potent anti-inflammatory and reduces the pain associated with inflammation. Circumin is the active ingredient in turmeric and is a powerful antioxidant. Antioxidants protects cells from free radicals that are formed as a result of oxidative stress. These free radicals can damage cells over time, resulting in early aging. Turmeric has been used for centuries in India to lighten hyperpigmentation, age spots, sun damaged skin and is a tradition wedding body mask. Due to Turmeric’s anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antioxidant properties, turmeric is a very effective ingredient in the treatment of acne.
Michigan Winter Ugly Foot Butter coming soon which contains Turmeric and other goodies for winter skin conditions.
Ingredients found in Turmeric naturally are:
- Vitamin C
- Vitamins B-1, B-2, B-3
- Other Phytonutrients
Some of the studies performed:
University of Maryland recommends herbal treatments with Turmeric for pain and swelling of sprains.