Herb: TURMERIC ROOT
Botanical name: Curcuma longa
Therapeutic actions: Anti-bacterial; Antioxidant; Anti-coagulant; Antibiotic; Anti-fungal; Anti-inflammatory; Anti-viral; Antioxidant.
Nutrients: Calcium, iron, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, zinc, vitamins B1, B2, B3 and C.
Drug Interactions: No known Drug Interactions.
Description: It is considered a cleansing herb for the whole body. It stimulates bile flow, reduces blood clotting and protects the liver.
Internal uses: It has been used as a digestive aid, fevers, infections, dysentery, intestinal parasites, arthritis, jaundice, and liver problems. It fights free radicals, inhibits platelet aggregation, aids circulation, lowers cholesterol levels and improves blood vessel health. It has also been used to fight cancerous tumors, Crohns disease, HIV, low back pain, rheumatoid arthritis, ulcerative colitis, atherosclerosis and bursitis.
Suggested Dosage: Tincture– .5—1.5 ml 3 times daily.
Caution: May cause stomach upset. Do not use in large quantities. Consult doctor if you have gallstones before taking Turmeric.