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Olena Turmeric Ginger

The Olena Turmeric Ginger, scientifically known as Curcuma domestica, was one of many plants brought by the early Polynesian Settlers to Hawai’i. The Olena (“yellow” in Hawaiian) Turmeric Ginger was named after the bright orange-yellow hue of its rhizome. It is more famously known around the world as Turmeric. It’s consumed more commonly through boiling it in water and drinking it as turmeric tea or added as a spice in dishes all over the world.

Health Benefits

The Olena turmeric ginger’s roots are called by many as a “Therapeutic Powerhouse”. It is a superfood that is densely packed with nutrients that does wonders for the human body. Several studies conducted all over the world have shown that turmeric is good for detoxifying and strengthening the body with its anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, cardiovascular, and antioxidant properties. It’s also known for its ability to boost brain functions and lower the risk of brain disease. Curcumin, a compound found in Olena turmeric ginger, is used to treat ailments like diabetes, viral infections, acne, high cholesterol, and several other diseases. 

Precaution

The recommended amount to consume is one teaspoon per day. An excess of anything can be harmful to the body, whatever food that may be. Consuming too much Olena turmeric ginger can cause an upset stomach, nausea, dizziness, and increase the risk of developing kidney stones. It’s also recommended to consume its organic form as opposed to taking it in supplement form, this way you are able to maximize the nutrients that your body can absorb. 

Recipe

Turmeric Smoothie: 

174 calories per serving 

2 servings 

Blend until smooth. 

 

1.5 cups Carrots

1.5 cups Water

1 large Banana (frozen)

1 cup Pineapple (frozen) 

½ tbsp Fresh ginger juice

¼ tbsp Ground turmeric 

1 cup Carrot juice

½ tbsp Lemon juice

1 cup Almond milk

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