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joann714 Store Fresh Herb Turmeric (Curcuma Longa) root, Bulbs Rhizomes . Click on theSelecttab to Choose theamount you wantYou will be looking on(10,20,30,40 or 100 Rhizomes) size 2-3 inchesRhizome,There are no roots on itsRhizome. U.S shipping only.It isvery importantthat you open your package immediately and put them in cool place refrigerator or they need to plant right away for best growing results.My guarantee to you is theRhizomesarrive healthy. However, I cannot guarantee for your ability to root the Rhizomes. This is completely & totally out of my control. Rooting the Rhizomes is depended upon on many factors such as your skills, experiences, preparation, planting time, temperature, light, depth, soil mix, your local conditions being suitable for the varieties ultimate performance.Turmeric (Curcuma longa), a member of the ginger root, or Zingiberaceae, family, thrives in hot, moist climates such as China, South Africa and India, and grows 3 to 5 feet high. It’s a perennial plant with orange-red blossoms resembling lilies.• Also known as the golden spice or Indian saffron• Zones 7 to 10Many Indian brides anoint their skin with a sacred golden spice known as turmeric (Curcuma longa) the night before their wedding to capture a natural glow. This treasured spice is the herbaceous turmeric plant, well-known for its vibrant color and abundant healing powers.Increasingly, Western scientists have recognized the medicinal properties of turmeric and are investigating new uses for the herb based on their findings. A natural polyphenol found in the herb called Curcumin offered an exciting array of medicinal uses. Piperine [a compound found in black pepper] when taken with Curcumin help improve its absorption tremendously.The medicinal applications include harnessing turmeric’s potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant ability toProtect the eyes from cataractsfight cancer by Inhibiting growth of new blood vessels in tumorsAbility to boosts the effects of chemo drug paclitaxel and reduce its side effectsprevent and slow the progression of Alzheimer's disease by removing amyloyd plaque buildup in the brainits neuron-protective ability has shown promise in slowing the progression of neuro degenerative diseases including multiple sclerosis in mice.Treat angina pectoris, a heart problem with recurring chest pain or discomfort that happens when some part of the heart does not receive enough bloodPrevents hardening of arteries by lowering cholesterol and inhibiting fat oxidation.These discoveries have encouraged herbalists and naturopaths to use turmeric to treat the above diseases as well as traditional ones.TRADITIONAL THERAPEUTIC USESAncient ayurvedic texts espouse the healthful benefits of Turmeric (Curcuma longa) for our liver, lungs, skin and heart. It is a warming herb with pungent and bitter flavors. According to TCM, it acts on the meridians of the spleen and liver.Research conducted by Indian scientists confirmed the effectiveness of traditional use of turmeric to fight inflammation, indigestion and cleanse blood.The Malays used this herb as a tonic as well as to treat gonorrhea, dysentery, catarrh, leech bite and colic.LIVER PROTECTORTurmeric protects your liver from the damaging effects of alcohol, toxins and even some pharmaceutical drugs. It can regenerate damaged liver cells.Curcuma longa together with another related herb, Curcuma aromatica stimulates the production of bile, a digestive juice needed in digestion of fat. The herbs are also involved in shrinking engorged hepatic ducts and improve gall bladder function.Herbalists used it to treat biliousness and conditions caused by excessive bile such as nausea, gas and heartburn as well as for flushing out gallstones. They also used the herb for liver conditions such as hepatitis, cirrhosis and jaundice.INDIGESTIONAs a digestive bitter, turmeric is a remedy for gastrointestinal disorders including irritable bowel syndrome, stomach ulcers and constipation.Do you often feel bloated, sleepy, and lethargic after meals? If you do, you may have chronic digestive weakness and/or congestion. you will benefit from regular small doses of turmeric with black pepper. The herbs benefit both the digestive system and the liver.TREATS INFECTIONTurmeric guards your stomach by destroying fungus, viruses and bacteria that can cause food poisoning, diarrhea and other diseases. The compound, Curcumin, showed immense therapeutic potential against H. pylori, herpes simplex, hepatitis B, salmonella, and Candida infections.A study undertaken in Taif University using parasite-infected mice showed Curcumin treatment restored hepatic enzymes activities to the normal levels and enhanced catalyst activity in the liver tissue of the mice.Turmeric also treats scabies, dysentery and smallpox. Coupled with its diuretic property, the herb is effective against urinary tract disorders.Externally, it can stop bleeding, acts as an antiseptic for cuts, burns and bruises. This herb also speeds up healing and cell repair.Skin problemsIt is prescribed for treatment of psoriasis, eczema, acne and other inflammatory skin conditionsTREATS INFLAMMATION & PAINInflammation is considered the underlying cause of numerous disorders. The practice of taking anti-inflammatories as diet supplements has become increasingly prevalent.Due to its anti inflammatory and painkilling properties, turmeric is taken for arthritis, osteoarthritis, rheumatic pain of the shoulders and arms . It works as well as other prescription anti-inflammatory drugs but without side effects.BENEFICIAL FOR MUCOUS RELATED PROBLEMSCurcuma longa together with Curcuma aromatica can improve gall bladder function. According to TCM, proper gallbladder function will resolve mucous or phlegm accumulation and clear away heat.By expelling mucous from the lungs, it alleviates coughs, bronchitis and asthma.According to Ayurveda, turmeric decreases Kapha. Therefore, it is used to dry up mucus and watery discharges like leucorrhea and any pus in the eyes, ears, or wounds etc.TREATS FEMALE HEALTH PROBLEMSTurmeric invigorates the blood and stimulates uterine contraction. It is used in remedies for anemia, menstrual cramps (dysmenorrhea) and in absence of normal menstrual flow (amenorrhea) due to cold deficiency.poor circulation in the uterus can lead to uterine masses, tumors, cysts and endometriosis. Turmeric’s ability to improve blood flow helps to prevent these diseases.OTHER TRADITIONAL USESHeadacheKidney paindiabetesimprove milk flowtreat food poisoningexpel windReduces The itching and inflammation that accompanies hemorrhoidsColitisRESEARCHSAFER ALTERNATIVE FOR INFLAMED JOINTIndian researchers found that turmeric relieved joint pain and swelling of people with arthritis. It contains the anti-inflammatory phytochemical, Curcumin and Curcuminoids that inhibit the production of prostaglandins by our body. prostaglandins are enzymes that cause inflammation, pain and swelling.Moreover, turmeric is safer as it does not have the side effects of conventional prescription drugs, which causes abdominal bleeding or stomach upset.NORMALISE HEART RATE AND BLOOD PRESSUREResearchers in Chungnam National university reported that Curcumin can modulate heart rate and restored normal blood pressure in mice. this finding is promising for prevention and treatment of vascular dysfunction.SUPPRESS FAT GROWTHCurcumin can Stimulate bile production and suppress fat tissue in mice. The study published in Journal of Nutrition reported that it reduced weight gain in mice, lowered their blood cholesterol levels and lowered their levels of liver fat. Most significantly, Curcumin suppressed the growth of fat tissue in mice as well as in cell models.In another study on human volunteers, just 500 milligrams of Curcumin each day significantly reduced participants' cholesterol levels in as little as 10 days.EFFECT ON AUTO IMMUNITYStudies in USA concluded that Curcumin might alleviate autoimmune type 1 response disorders such as Lupus (SLE), rheumatoid arthritis, Type 1 diabetes mellitus, psoriasis and multiple sclerosis. They suggested the therapeutic use of Curcumin as an immune suppressant.CAUTIONTurmeric and Curcuma is a safe herb with no known toxic side effects but it is good to be cautious if you intend to take any supplements over the long term, especially in therapeutic doses.frequent consumption can cause photosensitivity in some individuals.Do not take therapeutic doses of Curcuma when taking blood-thinning pharmaceuticals such as Cumadin.Although Curcumin is effective as an immune suppressant for people with over sensitive auto immune responses, excessive use may compromise microbial defense. Therefore, avoid overdosing on Curcumin supplements, as it will weaken your immunity to external threats.High doses over a prolonged period of turmeric may cause indigestion and other gastrointestinal disturbances.Due to mucin-reducing effects, do not use the concentrated extract (Curcumin) or oil in high doses. Seek medical advice if you have the following conditions:Gall bladder disease, Gallstones, bile duct obstruction, stomach ulcers, obstructive jaundice, extremely toxic liver disorders, congestive heart disease whose cause remains unidentified.speak with your doctor before starting any supplementation if you are:Pregnant, trying to conceive or have a history of fertility problemsnursing motheron any type of medication- See more at: http://www.freewebs.com/jumblebox/healthf/turmeric.html#sthash.dUtYasZF.dpufAdditional Information: Returns: ALL SALES ARE FINAL. I do my best to present accurate, detailed information about every item that I sell. If you have any questions, please email me before placing your buy.Rhizomesare fresh when they are shipped and all fresh rhizomes are guaranteed to be healthy to the point of delivery or to the point of attempted delivery per the delivery confirmation