Turmeric Root Powder – 30 ct
Botanical name: Curcuma longa
Other names of the turmeric root powder are:
- Indian Saffron.
Turmeric is native to India and parts of Southern Asia. It is extensively cultivated in these areas. It is famed for its bright yellow color. It is also famous for its spicy taste. Lovers of Indian food know this all too well.
Still, the medicinal values of the turmeric root powder is not so well-known.
There are recent studies that confirm that the root powder can help treat digestion and liver problems. There are ancient practices that point to this notion.
Other uses include:
- inhibit blood-clotting.
- lower cholesterol levels.
The herb is perennial. It can grow about 2-3 ft tall. It has a short stem and has tufts of erect leaves. The leaves are simple and large. It is ovoid and has an orange color.
The plant also has pale yellow flowers. Said flowers have spikes concealed by sheathing petioles.
Turmeric root powder is also known for its anti-septic properties. It can also be an anti-inflammatory. It can be applied on cuts and wounds. It can also help prevent the re-occurrence of infections.
It can act as:
- blood purifier.
It can also help prevent the oxidation of cholesterol. Oxidized cholesterol damages blood vessels. This process also builds up plaque. This may lead to strokes and heart attacks.
The turmeric root powder can also help prevent Alzheimer’s. It can help prevent degeneration of neurons.
Note: These statements have not been evaluated by the US Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. We at eSutras do not recommend internal use of supplements or herbs without prior consultation with your doctor or herbalist.