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Turmeric is native to India, where it has been harvested for more than 5,000 years. It has served an important role in many traditional cultures throughout the East, including being a revered member of the Ayurvedic pharmacopeia. Turmeric has long been used both as a condiment and a healing remedy and is also traditionally known as “Indian saffron” because of its deep yellow-orange color.
Decreases Kapha, increases Pitta &Vata when used in excess.
Qualities - heating, pungent, bitter, and astringent.
Systems - Digestive, respiratory, and circulatory.
1/2 teaspoon in 1 cup of hot cow’s milk (preferably raw or organic, whole).Add ½ tsp to your soup or any other hot dish.
Botanical name - Curcuma longa
Part used - Root.