Super Health Benefits of Turmeric, the Golden Spice


Health Benefits of Turmeric- Turmeric is an ancient spice that has been used mainly in cooking. Turmeric is a powerful anti-inflammatory herb that’s been used for centuries to treat a variety of ailments. Turmeric, whose botanical name is Curcuma longa.

Turmeric helps restore normal body functioning. It can provide relief from cold cough, skin disorders, bruises & wounds, flu, sore throat, muscle spasm, allergy, pain, etc. Turmeric is a golden spice.

Its uses in day-to-day life are quite known and famous amongst Indians from using it as a wound healer, preventing intestine disorders, boosting immunity to reduce inflammation and pain in joints and muscles.


But over the years people have been reaching to allopathic medication for concerns that were earlier addressed by our grandparents and their ancestors at home only. This is simply because of 3 factors

  1. Turmeric available may not be pure – (adulterated)
  2. Improper or irregular intake/application
  3. Incorrect ingredient combination –  When not used the right way the nutrients do not benefit as are not absorbed by the body.

Turmeric can be used to benefit the vital organs, body mechanism and skin- hair with these 3 turmeric forms

Here are some turmeric forms and Health Benefits of Turmeric:-

  1. Turmeric powder
  2. Turmeric Essential oil
  3. Turmeric herb water- Ark

These different forms are derived from the turmeric plant and used extensively in our day-to-day life. Using different forms of turmeric has been in practice for unknown years both in Indian and Chinese culture as a flavor to our curries, skin nourishing and beautifying herb, and as medicine. 

SNAANA as a brand is born with the principle to revive our traditional culture of using different herbs in day-to-day life to benefit our bodies. Hence, all that is made at SNAANA is purely in connection with our ancient making/techniques, composition to bring back the authentic health & wellness solutions. 

With SNAANA making in-house edible steam distilled essential oils, turmeric powder, and turmeric herb water also known as ark, the products prepared are completely healthy and effective and benefit thousands of people.   

SNAANA Goat Milk Turmeric Soap Benefits

Turmeric is a powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agent that lightens skin tone reduces pigmentation and heals blemishes. Being an excellent exfoliating agent, turmeric can help eliminate the signs of ageing. Healing Turmeric treats skin conditions, prevents scarring, and keeps the complexion soft and radiant.

Turmeric Soap Ingredients:

Castor Oil, Coconut Oil, Olive Oil, Palm Oil, Kokum Butter, Goat Milk, Turmeric Root Essential Oil, Eucalyptus Essential Oil, Rosemary Essential Oil, Patchouli Essential Oil, Cedarwood Essential Oil, Fullers Earth, Turmeric Powder, Distilled Water and NaOH*. (*Used during the saponification process to turn oil into soap. No chemicals remain in the finished product. All ‘Real Soaps’ are made with saponified oils only)

Is turmeric soap good for the skin?

Yes, turmeric soap is very good for the skin. Turmeric is a time-tested herb helpful in exfoliating and nourishing the skin. It helps reduce inflammation, speed up the healing of tissues, and bring back flawless glowing skin.

How long does turmeric soap take to lighten skin?

Turmeric soap with goat milk is wow for skin and helps lighten and brighten the complexion showing up the difference in the initial few days of its application only.

Does turmeric brighten skin permanently?

No, skin is a living organ with cautious birth and death of skin cells and therefore regular skin care is important to keep it healthy – lightened and brightened.

Can you wash your face with turmeric soap everyday?

Yes, indeed it’s good to use turmeric soap in place of regular liquid or gel based face wash. Real goat milk turmeric soap is a treat to the skin.

Does turmeric remove melanin?

Yes, turmeric rich with curcumin certainly helps control the growth of melanin in the skin.

Can turmeric soap remove dark spots?

Yes, turmeric soap’s regular usage certainly helps lighten and eventually remove dark spots.

Can I apply turmeric on my face every day?

Yes, a pinch of turmeric can be added to face masks or cleansers to use every day. Do not use it in excess as it can make you look yellowish and cause irritation on the skin.

SNAANA Turmeric essential oil benefits

SNAANA essential oils are edible. Often essential oils in the market are inedible – meant for external use/cosmetic use only. SNAANA strongly believes that if the herb is edible then the essential oil produced using the herb naturally should be edible too.   

Turmeric Health Benefits

The essential oil of turmeric is the prana – the life force of the plant in a bottle. Hence it is very powerful and used in 1-2 drops in the remedy or cuisines. Here are the benefits of incorporating the turmeric essential oil in your health -body- skincare routine

  • Improve skin health by decreasing hyper pigmentation, fine lines and wrinkles.
  • Purifies blood and boosts immunity.
  • Treats colon inflammation & has ability to fight colon cancer because of presence of curcumin & turmerone.
  • Treats acne.
  • Reduces pain, inflammation & stiffness of Arthritis & Joint Pains.
  • Treats and prevents liver disorders. A liver toner.
You can also read - How does essential oil benefits the body?

Turmeric Essential Oil benefits for skin

  • Relieving inflammation
  • Eliminating signs of ageing
  • Skin rejuvenator
  • Treating cracked heels
  • Diminish fine lines and wrinkles

Always make sure to dilute the essential oil in a suitable carrier oil like sesame, apricot, hempseed, kalonji, pumpkin, watermelon, mustard, gotu kola etc. 

Can turmeric essential oil be used to reduce dark spots?

Yes, turmeric essential oil can improve skin color by lightening the dark spots.

Can turmeric essential oil be used internally?

Yes, turmeric essential oil can be consumed. Make sure to dilute it in food or any milkshake. Begin with using only a drop. Always use under the guidance of a regular practitioner when using regularly.

Turmeric oil benefits for hair

  • Defeating dandruff : A good massage with turmeric essential oil can help you get rid of dandruff problems.
  • Curbing hair loss :  The antifungal quality of turmeric can rid your scalp of the infection which can be the end of hair fall.
  • Treating scalp conditions : The anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory qualities of turmeric make your scalp infection-free and healthy.

 Turmeric oil for acne

Turmeric oil mixed with a carrier oil like jojoba can be used on acne. Being antifungal and antiseptic, it will dry out the pimples and also prevent further breakouts

Turmeric water benefits

Turmeric water/ark is a lighter form of essential oils. It can be consumed in 1-2 tablespoons. Turmeric water contains water-soluble nutrients of the turmeric herb. 

  • ​Improves digestion
  • ​Prevents Alzheimer’s
  • ​Prevents heart disease
  • ​Improves skin health
  • Reduces inflammation
  • ​Helps in weight loss
  • ​Boosts the immune system

Turmeric water for cough 

Turmeric intake with fat like cow ghee or any vegetable oil like sesame and black pepper helps increase mucus production, which helps flush out microbes with the mucus that clogs the respiratory tract. While the antiviral and antibacterial properties of turmeric can help fight infection, its anti-inflammatory property helps in relieving the symptoms of cough and cold like heaviness. 

Turmeric Tea Drops

Potent nutrient drops of Turmeric – Vitamin B complex and Vitamin C

Add about 1-2 teaspoons or 10 -15 drops to a cup of warm water. And enjoy the turmeric tea. Haldee water is water-soluble nutrient-rich water of turmeric roots. This simple, quick, and convenient way of making tea help stick to the regular routine of drinking turmeric tea at home and while you are on a trip.



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