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Paper Title: Medicinal and Chemical study of Turmeric (Curcuma longa)
Authors Name: Dr.Sheeba Shafi , Al Bandri Yousef Johar Al-Johar
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Published Paper Id: IJNRD2102042
Published In: Volume 6 Issue 2, March-2021
Abstract: Abstract : Turmeric is a flowering plant, Curcuma longa of the ginger family, Zingiberaceae, the roots of which are used in cooking. The plant is a perennial, rhizomatous, herbaceous plant native to the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia, that requires temperatures between 20°C and 30°C and a considerable amount of annual rainfall to thrive. For centuries, Curcuma longa (turmeric) was used as a spice in Asian cuisine and as a medicinal herb for treatment of inflammation, pain, wound healing, and digestive disorders. Turmeric was also used in Ayurveda and other traditional Indian medical systems, as well as Eastern Asian medical systems such as traditional Chinese medicine. In India, it was traditionally used for disorders of the skin, upper respiratory tract, joints, and digestive system. The present study is intended towards its medicinal and chemical properties .
Keywords: Turmeric , Curcumin , Chemical composition , Health benefits
Cite Article: "Medicinal and Chemical study of Turmeric (Curcuma longa) ", International Journal of Novel Research and Development (, ISSN:2456-4184, Vol.6, Issue 2, page no.407-412, March-2021, Available :
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