5. Turmeric also helps to clear your airways, allowing you to breathe better.
Its yellow pigment has properties that protect your lungs from outside pollutants and proteins that cause inflammation. Studies show it can lower risks of acute lung injury, acute respiratory distress syndrome, and allergic asthma.
6. Research has found spices have the ability to kill cancer cells.
The same component, capsaicin, can kill certain cancer and leukemia cells by attacking its mitochondria. Our familiar friend turmeric has also been found to slow the spread of cancers and growth of tumors.
8. Although it can induce a little bit of pain, it can alleviate a little bit of pain as well.
This same compound, capsaicin, releases a strong pain-relieving quality when ingested. Other antioxidant components also relieve pain by reducing inflammation.
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