Treat Jaundice with Turmeric Tea

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Did you know that Jaundice, considered a serious illness, can be cured by a simple home remedy? Yes, it is possible. Turmeric can be your savior. You can prepare a tasty tea that is both good for your taste buds, as well as your health. Read on to see how.

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What is Jaundice

An obstruction of the bile ducts causing an excess of the pigment bilirubin, causing the yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes.

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Causes of Jaundice

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    Acute hepatitis.
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    Hemolytic anemia.
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    Tuberculosis.
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    Excessive breakdown of red blood cells.
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    Alcoholic liver disease and other liver diseases.
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Symptoms of Jaundice

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    The symptom that's the most common and easiest to identify is the yellowing of skin and whites of the eyes.
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    If fever or any kind of flu comes before jaundice, this could be a sign of a viral hepatitis infection.
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    Abdominal pain, or pain across the middle back can be caused by gallstones.
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    A tumor obstructing the bile ducts will lead to painless jaundice.
    Even if there is no pain,
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Jaundice isn't a very dangerous when the level of bilirubin, one of the waste contents of bile, is low. The symptoms of Jaundice, once detected, are telling you that now you need to take action. Once you detect any symptom of jaundice, it is always best to see a doctor immediately.

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Preparation of Turmeric Tea

Ingredients:

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    1 cup water.
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    1/3 cup of honey (organic is best).
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    2 1/2 teaspoons of powdered turmeric.
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    Lemon.
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    Freshly ground black pepper.
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Preparation

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    Boil some water.
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    While boiling the water, make a thick paste of honey and turmeric.
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    Pour boiling water into a cup.
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    Add a teaspoon of the paste and mix well until the paste dissolves.
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    Squeeze a wedge of lemon into the tea.
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    Sprinkle some black pepper to your taste, and stir.
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    Enjoy your fresh and delicious turmeric tea when it's cool enough to drink.
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Drink it one to two times a day.

Benefits of Turmeric Tea for Curing Jaundice

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    Anti-inflammatory.
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    Improves digestion and boosts the immune system.
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    Stimulates the gallbladder, preventing indigestion and heartburn.
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    Removes toxins and bile from the liver system.
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Tip

  • Either on your clothes or skin, turmeric leaves a yellow stain, so be careful not to get any on you.

Warning:

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    Improper usage or high dosages of turmeric can cause some side effects like gastrointestinal problems.
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    Take advice from your doctor regarding using turmeric in your diet, before starting your turmeric tea regime, especially if your problem is related to the liver, stomach or gallbladder.
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Questions and Answers

Is turmeric good for post-hepatic jaundice?

I have a little yellow line in the white of my eyes. It comes and goes. Sometimes I have pain in my right side and sometimes my stool is yellow.

Turmeric is highly beneficial for jaundice symptoms. Consume turmeric daily and within a few weeks you will see an improvement with your symptoms. Look for a dosage of 600 mg, 3 times daily.

My wife started turmeric and honey one week ago, today I noticed a bit jaundice eyes only, previously she had bile duct obstruction and the doctor put stent via ERCP and PTC, my question is can she continue drinking turmeric & honey?

My wife started turmeric and honey one week ago, today I noticed a bit jaundice eyes only, previously she had bile duct obstruction and the doctor put stent via ERCP and PTC, my question is can she continue drinking turmeric & honey?. I have tried: Turmeric powder, honey and water. I think it was caused by: I don't know

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