(Curcuma longa)

Description

The turmeric root, an ingredient of Indian curries for thousands of years, also has medicinal properties as a digestive aid; increase the body’s ability to break down fats; as an anti-inflammatory agent. 

How It May Benefit You

Take internally for: 

  • shoulder pain
  • menstrual cramps
  • pain after childbirth
  • menstrual irregularity.
  • digestive disorders
  • fever
  • chest congestion
  • arthritis symptoms.  

Apply externally for skin infections. 

Caution

Possible heartburn or upset stomach. 

The herb may reduce fertility. If you are trying to conceive or if you have a history of fertility problems, get professional advice before using.

WARNING:    Herbs should only be used under the supervision of an experienced herbalist or naturopath experienced in herbs.

Availability

Turmeric is available as powdered root, capsules, and liquid extract

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