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Kasturi Manjal Vithu | Rare Curcuma AROMATICA Wild Turmeric Rhizomes ( 800 g )
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|Common Name||Wild Turmeric, Aromatic Turmeric, Kasturi Manjal, Kasthoori Manjal|
|Weight of Root||800 g|
|Maximum Reachable Height||1 m (3 feet 3 in)|
|Difficulty Level||Easy to grow|
|Sunlight||Full Sun to Partial Shade|
|Watering||Keep soil moist throughout the growing season|
|Temperature||60 to 100 degrees C|
|Fertilizer||Apply any organic fertilizer|
- COSMETIC TURMERIC has rhizomes with a peculiar fragrance with a cream colour. The rhizomes are often used in cosmetic herbal medicines and as a culinary ingredient in limited quantities as a food flavour.
- Curcuma Aromatica (Kasthuri Manjal) is a member of the Curcuma genus belonging to the family Zingiberaceae. Botanically close to Curcuma Australasica, wild turmeric has been used as a cosmetic/medicinal herb worldwide. It is an under-exploited spice crop, the rhizome has excellent medicinal properties and finds extensive use in various indigenous systems of medicines like Sidha, Unani and Ayurveda,
- Botanical Name : Curcuma Aromatica.
- Family Name : Zingiberaceae
- Common Names : Aromatic Turmeric, Kasturi Manjal, Kasthoori Manjal
- COSMETIC TURMERIC is recognized as a medical herb with strong antibiotic properties. Curcuma Aromatica, the “cosmetic Turmeric” is often boiled, dried and powdered to use for external application to the skin. It makes a wonderful skin rejuvenation agent when used fresh in face packs. Applying on the body before bath is a good preventive measure against skin diseases and for a glowing skin.
- Generally, people believes that yellow zedoary (Curcuma Zedoaria ) as the real CURCUMA AROMATICA and selling and buying this fake rhizomes / powder all over the world. In most of the cases, the product now available in market under the label of Curcuma Aromatica powder, is yellow zedoary powder. The cream colored Rhizome/Powder of REAL CURCUMA AROMATICA is rarely available in market.
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