Anti-Inflammatory Foods vs. MEDS: They’re not equal.

This post is about anti-inflammatory meds and anti-inflammatory foods, but first I want to share a fable…humor me plz:

Remember the story about the wind and sun arguing over who was more powerful, and the wind said he would prove it by blowing a man’s coat off?

The wind tried and tried, but the man only felt cold and miserable and hung on to his coat tighter.
Then the sun shined and warmed the man who soon felt so comfortable that it would be silly to wear a coat in this lovely weather…so he voluntarily took it off.

Now, ‘they’ are saying ‘anti-inflammatories’ are bad for you.

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Turmeric Essential Oil, Curcurmin, and Absorption Issues

Do you use Turmeric powder, turmeric capsules…or maybe…Turmeric essential oil?

Why Turmeric essential oil? Isn’t it better fresh, or in capsules? Actually, no.

Maybe you’re already familiar with the health benefits of turmeric, or maybe you’ve heard of it as a potent anti-inflammatory.

Turmeric is well-researched, and its active ingredient, curcumin, has been found to have anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and anti-fungal properties in the body. Turmeric also supports increased cardiovascular and neural activity. It offers protective antioxidant properties, too.

I’ve been consuming turmeric in powder form for years. However, I learned a lot about turmeric essential oil at doTERRA’s annual convention this year!

Turmeric essential oil also supports healthy glucose and lipid metabolism. It may also enhance cellular antioxidant enzymes.

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