Ingredient Spotlight: Turmeric


Welcome to Ingredient Spotlight! At Mom of 11 Kids, we’re proud of the natural ingredients that we have hand-selected for our products. We searched for oils with antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and soothing properties. Every last ingredient is helping in some way to help heal and protect even the most sensitive skin. When we say no unnecessary ingredients, we mean it.

This week, we’re taking a closer look at Turmeric.

What is it?

An anti-inflammatory

Why did we choose it?

Turmeric has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and antimicrobial properties. These have been attributed to curcumin, the main component of turmeric.

An Overview

Turmeric is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial plant of the ginger family. It is native to southwest India. It has been used as medicine in Asia for thousands of years.

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More Benefits

Aside from the proven skin benefits above, there are a number of potential benefits, or benefits that others have claimed online.

• Natural antiseptic and antibacterial agent
• Natural painkiller
• May help treat arthritis, due to its anti-inflammatory properties
• May help speed up wound healing
• May help repair damaged skin
• Can help fight pimples and breakouts
• Can be effective in reducing fine lines and wrinkles
• May help lighten stretch marks
• Can provide relief to burns, thanks to antiseptic properties
• May be effective in treating skin conditions, including eczema, psoriasis, and even poison ivy
• May help remove dandruff
• Can be used as a natural hair dye to brighten the color
• When ingested, can boost immunity in your body due to antioxidant content

Turmeric really does it all. And that’s why we chose to use it in Mom of 11 Kids products.

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