TURMERIC - ground root - 1000g (1kg)
Herbaceous perennial species from the ginger family. It grows wild in India and is grown in many countries with a tropical climate.
- raw material: turmeric rhizome - whole, stabilized (by boiling or subjected to water vapor), dried rhizome with removed roots and outer layer
- contains: essential oil
- due to the content of curcumin, rhizomes are attributed anti-inflammatory activity, and its derivative - desmethylkurkuminie - antioxidant activity
- in Asian countries, it is believed that long-term treatment of turmeric reduces the incidence of cancer, especially the digestive tract
- alcoholic curcuma extracts in folk medicine found application in the treatment of gastrointestinal complaints: feeling of fullness, bloating and constipation due to insufficient bile secretion and biliary obstruction, cholecystitis and bile duct inflammation, digestive disorders caused by bile deficiency , at the atonic and systolic states of the smooth bile ducts and in post-operative cholestasis