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What are the medicinal uses of turmeric ?

Asked by Manju Monga, 11 Jul '07 01:29 pm
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Table of Contents > Herbs > Turmeric

Turmeric

Botanical Name: Curcuma longa


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Plant Description
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Answered by Samarendra Panda, 11 Jul '07 01:31 pm

 
  
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Turmeric is very useful for skin. it removes tans and sometimes pimples also
Answered by SAILENDRA KUMAR DAS, 14 Dec '09 08:01 pm

 
  
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That turmeric may be helpful for the following conditions.

Digestive Disorders
(stomach upset, gas, abdominal cramps): The German Commission E (an authoritative body that determined which herbs could be safely prescribed in that country and for which purpose[s]) approved turmeric for a variety of digestive disorders. Curcumin, for example, one of the active ingredients in turmeric, induces the flow of bile, which helps break down fats. In an animal study, extracts of turmeric root reduced secretion of acid from the stomach and protected against injuries such as inflammation along the stomach (gastritis) or intestinal walls and ulcers from certain medications, stress, or alcohol. Further studies are needed to know to what extent these protective effects apply to people as well.

Osteoarthritis
Because of its ability to reduce inflammation, turmeric may help relieve the symptoms of osteoarthritis. A study of people using an Ayurvedic formula of herbs and minerals containing tu ...more
Answered by sudesh, 27 Jan '08 09:01 pm

 
  
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It has a healing properties
Answered by kishore jha, 11 Jul '07 01:32 pm

 
  
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It acts as antibiotic
Answered by Google Maharaj, 11 Jul '07 01:30 pm

 
  
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To heal internal wounds turmeric can do wonders...........
Answered by cancerian, 11 Jul '07 01:30 pm

 
  
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