Turmaric - other vernacular names and interesting facts image

Turmaric - Other Vernacular Names And Interesting Facts

Another name (other vernacular names) : 

  • Saffron Indian, Curcuma ,
  • Haldi (in Hindi and Punjabi),
  • Haldar (in Gujarati),
  • Lader (in Kashmiri),
  • Manjal (in Malayalam, Tamil),
  • Halad (in Marathi),
  • Pasupu (in Telugu),
  • Arashina (in Kannada),

Interesting Facts and information: 

  • Turmeric has been used in India as a medicinal Spicefor thousand of years.
  •  Recently, science has started to claim that Turmeric contains chemical compounds with medicinal properties. These compounds are known as Curcumin oils.
  • The most important one is Curcumin. Curcumin, present in Turmeric, is the main ingredient in Turmeric, has a strong anti-inflammatory effect, and is a powerful Antioxidant.

Therapeutic uses: 

  • Turmeric is used as aromatic, uretic, anti-inflammatory, stomachic, anodyne for biliary calculus, stimulant, tonic, carminative, blood purifier, antiperiodic, alternative, Spice, coloring agent for creams, and a common household remedy for Cold, Cough, and viral flu.
  • Turmeric is used externally as a cream or ointment to improve complexion. 
  • It is also used in menstrual pains.
  • Curcumin has cholagogue and choleretic action and is used in liver diseases.
  • Curcumin is a nontoxic authorized color, heat resistant, and Sensitive to Changes in pH.
  • Curcuminoids have an antiphlogistic activity due to the inhibition of leukotriene-biosynthesis. Ar-Turmerone has antisnake venom activity and blocks the venom's hemorrhagic effect.

You can find more Spices & Herbs related articles. Click here

At remedyathome.com, you can find more related exciting articles.

Thank you for visiting us!


Add Your Comment
    • Yogesh
    • On July 16, 2022 at 6:42 a.m.

    NICE INFO.............

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *