Mark Tierno's Medicinal Herbs Database

    Javanese Turmeric
Botanical Name   Curcuma xanthorrhiza
System Affected   Liver, jaundice, gall stones
Properties   very good for liver gallstones, jaundice
Description   yellow root
Origin   S. Asia, Indonesia
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Toxicity    
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    Turmeric
Botanical Name   Curcuma longa, Curcuma domestica
System Affected   arthritis, anti-inflamatory, liver, antioxidant
Properties   arthritis relief, gout, pain, headache, swelling Amenorrhea, diabetes prevents cataracts, stroke source vitamins E & C anti-inflammatory, bursitis, tendinitis carpal tunnel syndrome gallstones, liver, hepatitis, ulcers, worms Externally as an oil: athlete's foot, fungus, bunions, lice, scabies anticancer
Description   a spice plant
Origin   India, SE Asia
Notes   used in curries
Toxicity   none
Dosage    

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