By P. N. Ravindran, K. Nirmal Babu, K. Sivaraman
For the final 6000 years turmeric has been utilized in Ayurvedic drugs to relieve ache, stability digestion, purify physique and brain, transparent dermis ailments, expel phlegm, and invigorate the blood. these days, this plant has got nice significance with its anti-aging, anti-cancer, anti-Altzheimer, antioxidant, and a number of different medicinal homes. the necessity of the hour is to ensure and validate the conventional makes use of through subjecting them to right experimental stories. to do that successfully there should be a unmarried finished resource of the information thus far.
Turmeric: the genus Curcuma is the 1st entire monographic therapy on turmeric. It covers all points of turmeric together with botany, genetic assets, crop development, processing, biotechnology, pharmacology, medicinal and conventional makes use of, and its use as a spice and flavoring. Bringing jointly the premiere specialists within the box from India, Japan, united kingdom, and united states, this e-book deals the main thorough exam of the cultivation, industry tendencies, processing, and items in addition to pharmacokinetic and medicinal houses of this very hot spice. whereas Ayurveda has identified for millennia that turmeric cleanses the physique, glossy technological know-how has now came across that it produces glutathione-s-transferase that detoxifies the physique and hence strengthens the liver, center, and immune process. via evaluating conventional makes use of with smooth medical discoveries, the textual content presents a whole view of the medicinal price and future health advantages of turmeric. seriously referenced with an exhaustive bibliography on the finish of every bankruptcy, the ebook collects and collates the at the moment on hand facts on turmeric.
Covering every little thing from cultivation to medication, Turmeric: the Genus Curcuma serves as a useful reference for these concerned with agriculture, advertising and marketing, processing or product improvement, and should functionality as a catalyst for destiny learn into the healthiness merits and purposes of turmeric.