Turmeric : the Golden Spice of Life

@inproceedings{Rathaur2012TurmericT,
  title={Turmeric : the Golden Spice of Life},
  author={Preeti Rathaur and Waseem Raja and Pramod Wasudeo Ramteke and Suchit A. John},
  year={2012}
}
Turmeric is an ancient spice derived from the rhizomes of Curcuma longa, which is a member of the ginger family (Zingiberaceae). Also known as ‘Golden Spice of India’ turmeric has been used in India for medicinal purposes for centuries. It has been used in traditional medicine as a household remedy for various diseases, including biliary disorders, anorexia, cough, diabetic wounds, hepatic disorders, rheumatism and sinusitis. In addition to its use as a spice and pigment, turmeric and its… 

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