TURMERIC / Curcuma Longa or Zingiberaceae
TUMERIC Part Used: Rhizome
Tissues: Works on all tissue elements in the body
Systems: Digestive, circulatory, respiratory
Actions: Stimulant, carminative, alterative, vulnerary, antibacterial
Indications: Indigestion, poor circulation, cough, amenorrhea, pharyngitis, skin disorders, diabetes, arthritis, anemia, wounds, bruises
TURMERICTURMERIC is an excellent natural antibiotic, while at the same time it strengthens digestion and helps improve intestinal flora. It not only purifies the blood, but also warms it and stimulates formation of new blood tissue. It is effective for cleansing the chakras (nerve centers) and purifying the channels of the subtle body. Turmeric promotes proper metabolism in the body and aids in the digestion of protein.