(Curcuma longa)


The turmeric root, an ingredient of Indian curries for thousands of years, also has medicinal properties as a digestive aid; increase the body’s ability to break down fats; as an anti-inflammatory agent.

How It May Benefit You...

Take internally for:

  • shoulder pain

  • menstrual cramps

  • pain after childbirth

  • menstrual irregularity.

  • digestive disorders

  • fever

  • chest congestion

  • arthritis symptoms.

Apply externally for skin infections.


Possible heartburn or upset stomach.

The herb may reduce fertility. If you are trying to conceive or if you have a history of fertility problems, get professional advice before using.

WARNING:    Herbs should only be used under the supervision of an experienced herbalist or naturopath experienced in herbs.


Turmeric is available as powdered root, capsules, and liquid extract