English – Turmeric      

Hindi – Haldi (हल्दी )

Sanskrit – Rajani

Latin – Curcuma longa

General Description –

The plant is herbaceous perennial which is 70-90 cm in height, has large leaves oblong up to one meter long. Rhizome ovate, cylindrical or pyriform externally yellowish-brown with root scars, fractured surface orange to reddish brown.

Useful in-

Anti-inflammatory, blood purifier, common cold, antiseptic, liver diseases, digestive, appetizer, wounds etc.