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Haridra :  [tumeric] 

 

 

 

Sanskrit name

:

 Haridra, Rajani, Nisha

Hindi name

:

 Haldi, Halada

English name

:

 Turmeric

Latin name

:

 Curcuma longa

Family

:

 Zingiberaceae

 

Description:

Rhizome of curcuma longa is first boiled, rubbed to clean the upper covering, then it is dried .The dried form of product  is used as tumeric. It colours and flavours  the food articles. It is warm, rough, bitter in taste and acrid. Sprinkling of powder on wound can prevent secondary infection, analgesic of scorpion bite [fumes]

 

Ayurvedic Properties:

Rasa

:

 Tikta(Bitter); Katu(Pungent)

Guna

:

 Ruksha(Rough); Laghu(Light)

Vipaka

:

 Ushna (Warm)

Virya

:

 Katu(pungent)

Prabhav :  Kusthghan

Doshakarma

:

 Tri-doshic

 

Chemical constituent:

It contains volatile oil. the most active constituent is curcumin. Besides it also contain Vitamin A, Protein, Fatty acid, Mineral and carbohydrate.

 

Useful parts: Rhizome

 

Medicinal Properties:

Expectorant, lacmatinic, ophthalmic tonic, antibiotic, antimicrobic, anti inflammatory, strength the blood-brain barrier against metastassis of breast cancer, cicatrisation & cleans wound, allergic condition.

 

Medicinal uses:

Pancreatic cancer, multiple myeloma, urticaria, anemia, haemorrhage, obesity, itching, pain in sinus, cough, asthma, Alzheimerís disease , colonrectal cancer, skin disorders [psoriasis], leprosy, STD [chlamydia & gonorrhea] allergic condition, discolouration of skin, anorexia, hemorrhoids, dyspepsia, haemoptysis, fever, giddiness, dropsy, hysteria, epilepsy, chronic otorrhoea, ring worm, amenorrhea, conjunctivitis, jaundice, general debility.

 

Contraindication:

Large doses are not recommended in obstructive jaundice, gall stones, toxic liver diseases, acute billion colic.

 

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