Turmeric

by Meenakshi Nagdeve last updated -

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Turmeric is one of the most popular herbal remedies for gum diseases, as this spice possesses antioxidant, antiseptic, and anti-inflammatory properties. This can be very useful for treating the pain, inflammation and bleeding associated with gum diseases, while the antiseptic and antioxidant compounds in turmeric can actively prevent bacterial and fungal infections in the mouth and gums. Turmeric’s active ingredient, curcumin, is primarily responsible for these incredible effects, so if you feel like your oral health has been suffering, toss some turmeric on your next meal!

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Meenakshi Nagdeve, Co-Founder, Organic Facts is a health and wellness enthusiast and is responsible for managing it. She has completed the Nutrition And Healthy Living Cornell Certificate Program, Cornell University, US. She holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from IIM Bangalore and B. Tech in Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science from IIT Bombay. Prior to this, she worked for a few years in IT and Financial services. An ardent follower of naturopathy, she believes in healing with foods. In her free time, she loves to travel and taste different types of teas.

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