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Scientific name of Turmeric: Curcuma longa
Name of Turmeric in different languages:-
Sanskrit: Haridra, Haridre, Rajani, Gauri, Harida, Ratri, Harita, Jayanti, Kancani, Nisha, Krimighna, Yoshitriya, Dvi Nisha, Dvaya, Kshapa, Bhadra, Bhadrulata, Dirdhraga, Dirgharanga.
Malayalam: Manjal മഞ്ഞൾ
Useful plant parts of Turmeric: Rhizome
Turmeric-Curcuma longa is a perennial herb, grow to average height of 75 cm tall. The leaves are arranged alternately, in two rows, about 35 cm wide, oblong to elliptic, tapered at both ends. Rhizomes are orange, cylindrical and aromatic. The flowers are multicoloured with pink, light green and white at the terminals.
Medicinal uses of Turmeric: anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anti-tumor, antibacterial, and antiviral and to treat stomach and liver ailments, sores, aches, pains, wounds, sprains, and liver disorders, eczema, chicken pox, allergy, scabies
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