Besides flavouring food, to purify the blood and skin conditions remedy is
probably the most common use of turmeric. Indians have known the magical
medicinal properties of turmeric for ages. Ayurveda used it for the
treatment of many inflammatory conditions and diseases like arthritis and
muscular disorders. It was also used to tackle asthma, flatulence, colic
Medical research has recently shown that turmeric could halt the spread of
breast cancer to the lungs apart from improving the effectiveness of
ongoing medication. It has been seen that turmeric has high dose of
curcumin that is an antidote to breast cancer.
Turmeric in India is always considered a magical herb. Indian folklore had
always said that turmeric helped reduce inflammation. It I used as a blood
purifier, anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory, expectorant and skin tonic. It
is used to treat measles, cough, sprains, and scabies.
Turmeric is also used in the production of sunscreens. In India, it is a
common practice to smear turmeric paste on the outer skin of a bride, as it
is believed to be a good cosmetic giving a glow to the skin and destroying
In this book the subject is covered to its full. We try our best to over
every aspect of turmeric, its medicinal and industrial use along with home
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