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Polished Turmeric Rhizomes, Unpolished Turmeric Rhizomes.
Tufty perennial herb about 1m high. Rhizome thick much-branched, golden-yellow, leaves large, entire, long-sheathed, glabrous on both sides. Inflorescence cylindrical , arising from the leaves, on a scape of yellow flowers and greenish or whitish bracts with pink tips.
The rhizomes contain the pigment curcumin, and essential oil consisting of sesquiterpenes, zingiberene, D-a-phellandrene, tumerone, dehydroturmerone, y and a-alanto lactone curcumene, cineol.
The rhizome is well known for its anti-gastric-ulcer, and -inflammatory and cholagogic properties. It is prescribed in the therapy of gastric and duodenal ulcer, hepatitis, jaundice, menstrual disorders, post-partum or menstrual haematometra, contusions, rheumatism, pain in the extremities, boils and impetigo. It is also used as a pultice for wounds to avoid their cicatrization.