More than 54 scientific studies suggest that curcumin can kill cancer cells. This is the reason why turmeric (which is its prime compound curcumin) is one of the most researched plants in existence today.
Turmeric is the yellow powder made from the root of an East Indian plant, which is one of the components of yellow curry. It is also an ingredient that is used on its own for flavor enhancement.
The medicinal properties of turmeric have been the subject of over 5,600 peer-reviewed and published biomedical studies. In fact, a five-year long research project on this holy plant revealed over 600 potential applications for preventive and therapeutic purposes, and 175 distinct beneficial physiological effects.
The density of research performed on this remarkable spice suggests that it compares favorably with a variety of conventional medications in use. Watch a video summarizing health benefit of turmeric.