logo

A – Z of Herbal Remedies

Help: To find Illnesses or Conditions associated with a Herbal Remedy. Select a letter from A - Z of Herbal Remedies. Or Scroll lists. Or Use Search.

Turmeric Paste Remedy

Other Names: Turmeric, Curcuma, Curcuma Longa, Curcuma, Domestica
Traditional Usages:  Food, Spice, Perfumery, Colouring Agent, Dyspepsia, Liver and Gallbladder Diseases, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Salmonella, Flatulence, Diarrhea, Intermittent Fever, Edema, Bronchitis, Colds, Intestinal Worms, Leprosy, Kidney inflammations, Cystitis, Headaches,Chest Infections, Colic, Amenorrhea - Absent of a Menstrual Period, Festering Eye Infections, Oral Inflammations, Skin Inflammations, Infected Wounds, Chest Pains, Liver Disease
Resources: India, Southeast Asia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Indonesia, China, Madagascar, the Moloccas, the Philippines, New Guinea, Malaysian Peninsula.
Parts Used: Rhizome, Leaves, Stem, Root
Administration Method: Ground herb and other natural preparations.
Herb Action: Antioxidant, antibacterial, antitumor, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, eases stomach pain, stimulates bile excretion
Herbal Research: Turmeric

  • Health Warnings: Avoid during Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
  • Avoid with gallbladder disease.
  • If you have undergone or intend to undergo surgery for appendicitis, avoid using this herbal remedy as it can cause bleeding
  • Do not take turmeric if you are taking blood thinners such as aspirin or Plavix.
  • In the case of gallstones, use only after consulting with your doctor.


Turmeric Paste - Herbal remedy for Boils: Turmeric paste has anti-inflammatory and blood purifying properties. Consuming turmeric or applying turmeric paste on the boil will help cure the boil.

Always seek the advice of your doctor before taking herbal remedies
   

Comments





Health Issues

A $5.7 billion global medical bill to restore sight for the estimated 45 million people with cataracts could be slashed in half by a diet rich in colourful fruits and vegetables, according to an international study.

VIEW MORE

UK-based trade group the Health Food Manufacturers Association (HFMA) has written a formal letter of complaint to the BBC about a controversial BBC2 Horizon programme about the food supplements industry.

VIEW MORE

Consumers are demanding BPA-free products, but the alternatives are no safer. Despite this alarming data, nearly 81% of Americans have detectable levels of BPS in their urine.

VIEW MORE