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Herbal Medicinal Plants | Turmeric (Cucrcuma zedoaria)

herbal remedies | turmeric (Cucrcuma zedoaria)
Especially in India and China, have long history, turmeric (Cucrcuma zedoaria) is used as anti-inflammation drugs. In addition, turmeric is also used to cure flatulence, colic, bruise, menstrual pain, lower back pain, bloody urine and toothache. The main pharmacological ingredients found in turmeric is curcumin, which has anti-inflammation effect, but strong enough to use safely.


A study shows that curcumin also has a strong effect of antioxidants, so it is able to prevent free radical in the human body. Therefore, turmeric can be used to overcome various diseases such as inflammation of joints, prevent cancer, cystic fibrosis or mitigate disease that attacks the lungs.

Turmeric may also increase the lever function, maintain heart blood vessel, Alzheimer prevent disease, and reduce the risk to the child leukemia.

Studies conducted by Prof. Moolky nagabhushan from Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago, USA, showed that curcumin in turmeric can:

  • Prevent chromosome damage due to radiation
  • Prevent mutation of genes PAHs (polycydic aromatic hydrocarbons), which is similar substances carcinogenic incurred due to burning, such as from smoking activity.
  • multiplication prevent leukemia cell
  • Prevent the production of components that may be generated by the process of food metabolism in the body, such as meat containing nitrosamine.

Gynecology nutrition:

Mangan, fe, vitamin B6 (pyridoxine), fiber, potassium.



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