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Herbal Ayurveda Medicine

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Though Ayurveda is a classical form of medicine which has been practiced in India for thousands of years, it has now become a medical alternative which is being used worldwide. Ayurveda is known for its usage of herbs to treat various ailments, and two of the most important herbs that can be found in this form of medicine are turmeric along with curcumin.


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By the 1st millennium BC, a large number of traditional herbs were also described within the Ayurveda system.


Turmeric


Turmeric is a type of perennial plant which is a member of the ginger variety. This plant grows naturally in South Asia, and thrives in tropical environments, where a temperature of between 20 and 30 degrees must be maintained with substantial amounts of rainfall. The plants will typically be gathered once a year, and they will be re-seeded based on their rhizomes the following year.


The rhizomes of these plant will need to be boiled for a few hours, and then after boiling it will be dried inside a hot oven. These plants will showcase an orange or yellowish color once they are dried, and they are often used in the form of spices or curry within not only South Asian Cuisine, but Middle Eastern cuisine as well. They can also be used as a form of dye.


Within Ayurveda medicine, turmeric has a number of important uses and attributes. It has historically been used in India in the form of an antiseptic, and would be applied to the skin whenever burns, bruises, or cuts were present.


In addition to this, turmeric also contains fluoride, which means it can be healthy to the teeth. One of the most powerful aspects of this plant is that it has antibacterial properties, and can be used to fight against the spread of bacteria and germs.


In addition to being used for cuts and bruises, turmeric is also used in the form of a dietary supplement. It can assist the user in dealing with a variety of different problems, including stomach ailments. Scientists are also researching turmeric to find out if it can be effective against diseases such as cancer, liver problems, and Alzheimer's.


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Despite the fact that this plant has been used in South Asia for thousands of years, western doctors and researchers are just now exploring its many potential uses. In addition to being used as a form of medicine, turmeric is even used as a sunscreen.


Indian women are known to use turmeric so that they can avoid superfluous hair. The turmeric paste is placed on a bride and groom prior to them being married in both Pakistan, India, and Bangladesh.


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