Turmeric / Curcuma Longa

Other names:
Indian Saffron
Can be used as an antiseptic for cuts, burns and bruises. It is also used as an antibacterial agent. In Afghanistan and northwest Pakistan, turmeric is applied to a piece of burnt cloth, and placed over a wound to cleanse and stimulate recovery

As a dietary supplement, it can help stomach problems. Also as an anti-inflammatory agent remedy for gastrointestinal discomfort associated with irritable bowel syndrome, and other digestive disorders.

Added by wikiherbia on Mon 25 Jun 2012 on 12:56 pm GMT

Updated by wikiherbia on Mon 25 Jun 2012 at 2:42 pm GMT