12 Ways To Use Turmeric Daily

12 Ways To Use Turmeric Daily
12 Ways To Use Turmeric Daily

Turmeric. It’s highly likely you’ve heard of it, especially with all the hype it’s been getting as of late. We’ve all heard that it’s a super food, but how often do we incorporate it into our diets? Have you ever wondered what is it about this herb that makes it so special? Read on to learn more about its many health benefits, plus get tips on 10 ways to use turmeric daily.

Turmeric has been used for centuries in Ayurvedic and traditional Chinese medicine to treat a number of conditions. This vibrant yellow herb has made its way into mainstream North American cuisine and has become one of the most regarded spices on the market, It’s been hailed for its ability to prevent anything from the common cold to cancer.

Curcumin, its main active ingredient has powerful anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antifungal, and antimicrobial effects. It is known to help fight chronic inflammation, stimulates blood flow and detoxifies the blood, relieves gas, works wonders for the skin, and its phytonutrients contribute to elevating mood –  just to name a few. Turmeric can be found in the spice aisle of any supermarket however, to ensure optimal quality always buy high qualtiy, organic turmeric or fresh turmeric root from the produce section of your local grocer.

Here are 10 ways to use turmeric daily:

  1. Use it as a natural tooth whitener
  2. Get youthful glowing skin with a tumeric face mask
  3. Add it to a green protein smoothie
  4. Make a soothing, anti-inflammatory tea
  5. Add it to rice bowls
  6. Toss it with roasted vegetables
  7. Add it in soups and stews
  8. Make a vibrant marinade
  9. Use it in any baked goods
  10. Add a pinch to brighten salad dressing
  11. Buy the root whole and juice it with your greens
  12. Make golden milk or a golden milk smoothie

12 Ways To Use Turmeric Daily

How do you incorporate turmeric into your daily diet? Do you have any turmeric-inspired beauty secrets?



25 thoughts on “12 Ways To Use Turmeric Daily”

  • Love Turmeric! I once had an acupuncturist recommend it for my aches, and I have since added it to my scrambled eggs in the morning and to a few other foods, and I really do think it has helped!

    • I’m a huge fan and add it in every dish possible, but I have to say I haven’t added it to eggs yet! Thanks for the idea 😉

  • Unexpected features of turmeric!
    I have never imagined that it can be used as a natural tooth whitener!

  • I know there are many ways to use turmeric but, a few of these I wasn’t aware of. I have heard many say it is great for the skin, I would like to try to make a face mask. Wow, adding to rice, I really need to try that one.

  • So many good tips here. We currently add it to soups and our veggie bakes. Never tried salad dressings but that is a great idea. Question, have you tried the tooth whitening? Seems like it would have the opposite effect. lol.

    • I have tried it, and yes it seems to have the opposite effect! It’s kind of scary seeing your teeth that yellow!!! I definitely felt like my teeth were cleaned and shiny…I think it has to be done frequently to notice big changes!

  • I have used tumeric in a few of the dishes I have cooked over the years. But you are right, I do not use it too often. Never would have thought to use it as a tooth whitener. I will have to try this out sometime.

  • I have heard great things about turmeric from my friends. I can’t wait to use this myself! Especially adding this to soups! I have a few recipes in mind that I would like to try.

  • I believe I read somewhere that this is good for my polycystic ovary syndrome. I haven’t yet tried it but it could easily be added to my day. I think first I’ll add a pinch to brighten my salad dressing.

  • I love using turmeric! I use it for golden milk – which reminds me I should make one! I have added it to food also. I had no idea about some of your ideas though – like to use it as a natural tooth whitener!! Super cool!

  • These are some great uses! I have used tumeric in cooking, but have never thought of using it for other things. The tooth whitener or face mask sounds genius! Thank you for sharing these great ideas.

  • I love turmeric and use in a lot of my dishes. I had no idea about the benefits! I’m especially intrigued by it’s use as a teeth whitener.

  • I knew turmeric was an anti-inflammatory but had no idea you can whiten your teeth with it. How cool!! Thanks for this article!!

  • I really is quite an amazing tool to have in your arsenal of health products. It is a great anti-inflammatory and a nice natural alternative to many drugs that it could replace. I think everyone should try to use it more. These are great ways to use it!

  • This is really great information. Over the years I have read a lot about using Turmeric and how it can really help benefit your health. Now seeing some easy ways to use it every day I am even more tempted to give it a try.

  • Melanie 7 months ago

    I have purchased this but only used it in one recipe. I need to try using it in baked goods and tea. I liked reading over your uses for them. I will definitely try them soon.

  • I have been a user and believer in turmeric for decades! As a Type 1 Diabetic who has survived it for 48 years and still going strong, I think it works!

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