Thursday, February 23, 2012

Herbalism: Turmeric

Herb of the Day: Turmeric
(Curcuma longa)


Turmeric is best known for being one of the ingredients in curry, and comes from the root of the Curcuma longa plant. It is also the reason American mustard is so yellow!

anti-inflammatory, cleansing, flatulence, jaundice, menstrual difficulties, bloody urine, hemorrhage, toothache, bruises, chest pain, colic, cystic fibrosis, arthritis, cancer, round worms, intestinal worms, healing wounds, 

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