Turmeric Root, tincture - 4oz (118.3ml)

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Latin (botanical) name: Curcuma longa

Common names: Turmeric Root, Indian Saffron, Indian Valerian, Jiang Huang, Radix, Red Valerian, Curcuma, Curcuma Rotunda, Amomum Curcuma

Plant Description: A perennial plant, Tumeric has oblong, palmate roots or tubers. These are a deep orange inside. The leaves of the root are about 2 feet long, smooth, lanceolate, and tapering at the end. The flowers, three or five together surrounded by bracteolae, are a dull yellow. The tubers are yellowish externally, but internally, deep orange or reddish brown, marked with shining points, dense, solid, granular fracture, which forms a light yellow powder. This powder has a fragrant odor and a bitter, acrid taste.

Dosage: 20-40 drops in water or juice, 2-3 times daily or as needed.

Cautions & Interactions: Do not take during pregnancy. Keep out of reach of children.

Efficacy Studies & Other Clinical Data:
  • National Library of Medicine/PubMed - Turmeric and Cholesterol
  • National Library of Medicine/PubMed - Turmeric and Dyspepsia
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