Turmeric, botanically called Curcuma longa Linn, is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial plant of the ginger family. Turmeric (Curcuma longa ) is the most famous member of genus Curcuma out of total thirty five species present. Many species of genus Curcuma are also known from their health benefits.
It can enhance the flavor of food and aid digestion, particularly of protein. It promotes absorption and regulates metabolism. It can inhibit infection whether bacterial, viral or fungal. So the anti-oxidant properties make it wildly used in the pharmaceutical area.
Curcumin extract has the original microbial resistance, significantly inhibited platelet aggregation;
Treat respiratory infections such as colds, sore throats, coughs and fevers;
Skin problems such as acne and psoriasis;
Kidney and bladder problems;