Turmeric is a broad-leafed herb sending forth lush white flowers and sending down copious bright orange rhizomes; it flourishes throughout the wet tropics of Southeast Asia.
Rasa: Pungent, bitter, astringent
Guna: Light, dry
Dosha: VPK-, in excess PV+
Srotas: Digestive, respiratory, circulatory, female reproductive
Prabhava: Said to cleanse the nadis, the energetic channels of the subtle body.
Actions: Kindles agni, supports healthy digestion, maintains healthy blood, promotes healthy menstruation, maintains healthy skin, alleviates occasional itching, supports strong bones, clears occasional congestion of the head, promotes healthy lactation*
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.