Did you catch BBC Radio 4 this morning? Michael Mosely was encouraging us all to 'Try Some Turmeric'.
This mornings episode of 'Just One Thing' gave us a 15 minute snapshot exploring the benefits of curcumin, as well as helping with wound healing, skin conditions and pain control it’s been linked to better brain health. He talks of how it is shown to boost your memory, help fight off the pain of arthritis, improve asthma, eczema, liver function, energy levels and so many more inflammatory conditions.
Michael Mosley speaks to Dr. Benny Antony from the University of Tasmania in Australia who has found that turmeric extract was as effective as ibuprofen to reduce pain levels. Meanwhile, their volunteer Yu She cooks up a storm with chicken korma and turmeric pancakes.
Listen now on BBC Sounds