Turmeric is used in preparation of medicinal oils, ointments and poultice. Turmeric is stomachic, carminative, tonic, blood purifier, antiseptic and has biopesticidal properties.
rich source of many essential vitamins such as pyridoxine (vitamin-6), choline, niacin, and riboflavin etc, which are essential for optimum health. 100 g herb provides 1.80 mg or 138% of daily-recommended levels of pyridoxine. Pyridoxine is used in the treatment of homocystinuria, sideroblstic anemia and radiation sickness. Niacin helps prevent “pellagra” or dermatitis.contains no cholesterol; but is rich in anti-oxidants and dietary fiber, which helps to control blood LDL or “bad cholesterol” levels
Turmeric oleoresin used to flavour brine pickles, mayonnaise, non-alcoholic beverages, butter etc. The color ‘curcumin’ extracted from turmeric is used for coloring foodstuffs. Also used as dye in textile industry. Turmeric finds application also in cosmetics.