Turmeric also called Haridra or Haldi. Turmeric is a warm herb. It has blood cleansing actions via the liver.
It has traditionally been used in Ayurveda for centuries to clear skin and improve liver function. Currently, turmeric is showing great potential in cancer treatment protocols.
Turmeric can be used as:
- Fresh rhizome
- Dried powder of rhizome
- In capsules and tablets
- Turmeric in milk has been used as a night drink in Ayurveda.
- Turmeric powder can be mixed with honey/ milk/ ghee/ water/ and taken for various ailments.
- Turmeric and honey is a particularly good mix for colds coughs and sore throat.
- Turmeric paste can be applied locally for various skin conditions and to enhance the clarity of the skin.