8 Benefits Of Turmeric During Pregnancy

There are many health benefits associated with Turmeric during pregnancy and breastfeeding. It should only be taken in small amounts during pregnancy and not taken as supplements or medicinal quantities. It is best to add include some turmeric in your cooking, or drink some turmeric chai tea.

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8 Benefits Of Turmeric During Pregnancy

Benefits During Pregnancy

  • Easing joint pain and inflammation
  • Helps with prevention of constipation while maintaining healthy bacteria in the gut
  • Helps with improved immunity
  • Assist with detoxing the liver and purifying blood
  • Assists with maintaining healthy blood sugar levels and lipid levels

Benefits During Breastfeeding

  • Contains anti-bacterial and antiviral properties which helps boosting your immune
  • Helps with prevention of mastitis and reducing inflammation
  • Turmeric is highly efficient in improving brain function, improving memory and
    dopamine levels and act as an anti-depressant.
  • Helps promoting digestion as well as keeping gas and bloating at bay.
  • Natural painkiller to assist your body heal from the inside out.
  • Used as a galactagogue which helps with boosting milk production due to its anti-
    inflammatory and healing properties.
  • Assists with improving cholesterol levels as curcumin advances the lining of blood
    vessels and prevents heart disease.
  • Improves blood circulation and acts as a general good health promoter.

Home Beauty Remedies With Turmeric During Pregnancy

  1. By mixing turmeric and curd into a paste you can apply them to your stretch marks.
    Leave on for fifteen minutes and rinse off.
  2. For hyper-pigmentation you can blend cucumber, then add lime juice and turmeric to form a pate and apply to the affected areas. Leave on for twenty minutes and wash off. Turmeric is known for preventing melanin production and assisting with lightening of the skin tone.
  3. For acne-prone skin you can mix water and turmeric into a paste. The anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties can help prevent breakouts and treating inflamed skin.
  4. To help cleanse impurities in your system and maintain a clear complexion, drink a dash of turmeric in a glass of milk with a squeeze of honey every few days.

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  1. This is a very insightful article, as Turmeric is very effective in many health and beauty related issues, whether one is pregnant or not.
    I will definitely be recommending it to my pregnant clients for stretch marks and pigmentation. It seems to be an ongoing concern.

  2. Oh my gosh! I did not know all of the health benefits of turmeric. I always thought it was just used for joint pain and inflammation. I really wished I ran across this article when I was pregnant with all of mine. This is one of the best articles for pregnancy I have come across to date!

  3. A great list of benefits for Turmeric during pregnancy. It would probably be good for anyone to use for aches and pains of the joints. Your website is very useful for anyone that is pregnant.

  4. Hi Lynne. I actually read an article regarding turmeric during pregnancy before. It has many benefits but I honestly didnt get so far to try it. I also liked cinnamon alot!

  5. I knew turmeric had a whole host of benefits, but I didn’t realize it was this good! And especially during pregnancy. I love how there are so many great and natural remedies for anything and everything you could possibly think of.

  6. Turmeric is a superstar for so many reasons! Be it health or beauty or medicine – it has a wonderful role in every aspect of our lives, except of course, when it stains clothes 🙂 Besides turmeric powder being on my regular grocery list, I also buy fresh turmeric for various recipes. I remember there used to be a time when it was the go-to remedy for cuts and bruises!

    • I love that, except when it stains our clothes LOL and you are so right about that. I really love natural remedies – these days most people just grab things at the store but there are so many things that can be used in our home for everything we need!

  7. I never knew all the health benefits of tumeric during pregnancy! Anything that can relieve the aches and pains of a twin pregnancy, I would try for sure! Thank you

  8. I remember adding turmeric to almost all my food during pregnancy , it’s such a rich spice. Thanks for this article

  9. Wow such a spice can help in health ways so many thinhs

  10. Wish I knew this when I was pregnant my skin was terrible and had breakout on my neck, arms and chest

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