Turmeric is not just a spice to add color to various curries, but it is much more than that. Find out what are the other uses of this powerful spice.

Turmeric, for long, has been used to prepare beautifully colored food preparations. However, that is just a tip of the iceberg, it has been also used for ages for the antibiotic and anti-inflammatory purposes. Here are 6 easy and interesting recipe to use this super food.

You can also use the turmeric in this way:

For beautification. Make a pack of 2 tablespoons turmeric powder with 1 teaspoon honey, ¼ teaspoon of lemon juice, and ½ teaspoon of olive oil. Apply it gently over areas with acne, psoriasis, eczema, and wrinkles to heal them and reduce scars caused by these problems.

For beautification. Make a pack of 2 tablespoons turmeric powder with 1 teaspoon honey, ¼ teaspoon of lemon juice, and ½ teaspoon of olive oil. Apply it gently over areas with acne, psoriasis, eczema, and wrinkles to heal them and reduce scars caused by these problems.

For dental health. Sprinkle a little turmeric powder over the toothpaste and then brush with it to get whiter teeth.

As a make-up. Add a glow to your skin tone by adding little turmeric powder to any tinted moisturizer. This treatment works well for people with darker skin tone or tanned skin. Apart from that, add this spice to body scrubs and face creams to give the darker skin a natural color boost.

To control dandruff. Prepare a hair mask by mixing 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder in a ¼ cup of warm coconut or olive oil. Apply it all over the scalp and shampoo it off after 15 minutes of application.

Relieve sprain. Add 1 teaspoon of salt to 2 teaspoons of turmeric powder and mix it well with enough water to make a spreadable paste. Apply this paste on the sprained joint and wrap it up with a cloth for an hour.