Curcuma Longa, Zingiberaceae. Haridra is one of the oldest and most significant herbs in Ayurveda, a deeply auspicious and sacred plant used in Indian culture for ceremonies, healing, cooking, and funerary rituals. It’s been given names like jayanti, meaning “one who is victorious over diseases,” and matrimankia, which means “as beautiful as moonlight.” In Hindu traditions, a husband will tie a string dyed gold by turmeric around the neck of his bride during the wedding ceremony, signifying that she is married and now caretaker of her household. In Kerala India, children wear yellow turmeric-dyed clothing for festivals to honor Krishna.
Supports liver detox and regulates cholesterol
Balances the immune response and relieves allergies
Powerful anti-inflammatory and blood mover
Benefits the complexion and improves digestion