English Name: Turmeric
Scientific Name: curcuma longa
Nepali Name: Besar बेसार
Dust of turmeric root is the spice that uses to make curry yellow on color and good on test and smell. It has been used in Nepal, India and many other South Asian countries for thousands of years as a spice and medicinal herb.
Turmeric grows in most part of Nepal from plain land to high hills. After COVID-19 pandemic, scientists has started research on medicinal properties that really contain on it.
Capsules, teas, powders, and extracts are some of the turmeric products available commercially.
Turmeric has powerful biological properties. Ayurveda recommends uses of turmeric for a large number of health related problems. It also has properties of skin smoothness and beauty. Curcumin is the main active ingredient in turmeric which has various uses including cosmetic, therapeutic and medicinal.
Curcumin is the main ingredient active in turmeric which has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory.
Traditionally turmeric has been used on cough and cold with other medicinal herbs from kitchen garden.
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