Turmeric helps with skin problems like acne, psoriasis and eczema.
pastes and masks using turmeric, which when applied to acne affected areas can provide relief.
Turmeric has the potential to kill the the bacteria that cause acne and reduce the amount of oil produced by the sebaceous glands.
Specifically, turmeric mixed with glycerin or vitamin E and applied overnight on the acne has shown to dramatically reduce the size of the same .
When combined with eggs, yogurt, honey and several other proven agents that are healthy for skin, and applied regularly, it prevents appearance of acne and also improves the texture of the skin.
Turmeric added to diet may help with the following :
Delayed wound healing
Hypertension (high blood pressure)
Increased appetite (oftentimes leading to increased weight)
Kidney and thyroid issues
Mood disturbances (including aggression, irritability, and rapid mood swings mimicking bipolar disorder)
Risk of infection
Stunted growth in children
Tachycardia (rapid heartbeat)
Thinning skin (leading to easy bruising)