Botanical Name – Curcuma longa
Common Name– Haldi, Haridra
English Name– Turmeric
Turmeric, a kitchen spice that has long been recognized for its medicinal properties, has received interest from both the medical/scientific world and from culinary enthusiasts, because it is that the major source of the polyphenol curcumin. It aids within the management of oxidative and inflammatory conditions, metabolic syndrome, arthritis, anxiety, and hyperlipidemia. it’s going to also help within the management of exercise-induced inflammation and muscle soreness, thus enhancing recovery and performance in active people.
Major chemical constituent
TURMERIX have Curcuminoids, Curdione, Curcumene, Curcumenone, Curzerenone, eugenol, Curcone, Cineole, epiprocurcumenol, Camphene, Camphor, Bornel, Procurcumenol, Procurcumadiol, unkonan A, B, & D, B- sitosterol etc,
The main chemical of the root of turmeric is a volatile oil, containing turmerone, and there are few other coloring agents called curcuminoids in turmeric. The main Active ingredient in turmeric is called “Curcumin”.
Kushtaghna –herbs group that relieve skin diseases
Lekhaneeya Gana – herbal group having scraping property
Kandughna – herbs group that relieve itching sensation
Krimighna – group of herbs that relieve worm / microbial infection
Shiro-virechana –herbs group that are useful to remove Dosha (toxins) from head.
Slesmashamana (group of herbs that balance Kapha) gana
Haridradi, Mustadi gana
Energetics of Turmeric
Effect on Tridosha
Haridra is kapha-vata-nashaka(Because of its hotness, it balances Vata and Kapha).
Pittasarak by Ushna veerya, Pitta shamak(pitta lowering action) by Tikta rasa.
Because of its guna like dryness, pungent and bitter taste, it helps to balances Kapha. Due to bitterness, it balances Pitta as well.
Hence it balances all the three Doshas.
Used as medicine taken internally in the form of juice, boiled tea, tinctures, powder or externally as cream, lotion, paste, ointment.
Part used- Rhizome
- Metabolic Disorders- Diabetes, useful in Diabetic foot. Research confirm the effect of Curcumin (active principle found in turmeric) in curing Diabetes.
- Digestive System – Aids digestion. Cures indigestion.
Detoxify the liver
Helps in curing food poisoning
Helps in Anemia
- Infections – it kills staphyloccous & other bacterial infections, and helps in healing wounds.
- Cardiovascular System– Anti-atherosclerotic property of Haridra
Haridra thanks to its tikta-katu rasa, ushna veerya, katu vipaka and laghu, ruksha guna’s removes blocks within the blood vessels making the circulation of blood and nutrients easy.
- Respiratory System – Fight allergies, Useful in Asthma, heals lungs. Helps in treating Bronchitis, Common Cold, Headache. It is recommended along with Sitopladi mixture & Immuno-88.
- Skin Ailments – Enhance the complexion, heals ulcers, burns, heals acne if used externally. Cures leprosy.
- Immune-modulation action of curcumin
- Acts like free radical scavenger.
- Helps in “ojus” replenishment
- Reproductive System– In female, purifies the uterus and breast milk, & cures leucorrhea. In male, it purifies and builds semen.
- Eye Disorders– Cures Conjunctivitis. Curcumin used in various eye drops where allergy is involved.
- Ortho Disorders- helpful in curing Arthritis, osteo-arthritis, treats lower back pain.
- Excretory System- Cures Urinary tract infection like burning micturition. Curcumin is used in various nephropathies like IgA nephropathy.
- Turmeric reduces fevers, diarrhea, urinary disorders, and insanity, cough, and lactation problems in general.
- Detox effect
Haridra relieves the blocks within the cells and re-establishes their normal functioning.
- Cancer Preventative
Turmeric helps to Fight cancer in multiple ways
- Neutralizes the substances and conditions which can cause cancer.
- It helps cell retain its integrity if threatened by carcinogens
- If a tumor grows, curcumin can often destroy it.
- Good for cancer and tumors of lungs & Brain.
It increases the flow of urine in kidney patients. It is used in fluid overload in kidney patients along with Nephro-active capsules, Punnarnava plus & kidney care kadha. Also, unlike other diretics it does not have any side effects.
Useful in piles
If mixed with arka plant(calotropis procera) a paste is prepared & then applied on pile mass. It reduces the size of pile mass & pain due to its alkaline(kshara) and Astringent action.
Available in capsule, powder & Extract Capsule form
Also available in Curcumin 95% as CARACUMA(500 mg extract)
It should not be taken in regular during pregnancy since it can have an emmenagogue effect, increasing menstruation..
Why Ayurveda24 Turmeric ?
Concentrated with 500 mg (extract of Turmeric) to Curcumin 95%
Less dosage – one capsule a day will be sufficient.
We will soon witness the day where Modern Medicine and Herbs (opposite fields of medicine) will work together for the Treatment and Benefit of the human.
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