Commonly known as Turmeric, an ayurvedic herbs for skin care and abdominal problems, Haridra is a vital herb in the Ayurvedic medicine found in a dazzling yellow color. Having a host of medicinal benefits, Haridra not just combats abdominal problems, but is also ayurvedic skin care medicine for humans.
Known for its therapeutic activities, it is a great antioxidant and very aromatic. Haridra is cultivated in many parts of India including West Bengal, Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra.
Haridrais known for lowering cholesterol and preventing its further increase, leading to a healthy heart. It increases bile acids and liver enzymes SGOT and SGPT, protecting the liver from any ailments.
Haridra also decreases gastric acid secretion and increases the mucin content of gastric juices. Scientists have also applauded its anti-cancerous properties across the world.
• Haridra is an analgesic and hence reduces pain and promotes circulation of blood
• It can be used for treatment of hepatitis, constipation, worm infections and is also used as a laxative and appetizer
• It stimulates blood formation and circulation
• Haridra is used in treating anemia, bleeding disorders and other blood ailments.
• It is very good for new mothers as Haridra consumption can have purifying effects on uterus and breast milk
• It is used to treat ulcers
• Haridra is totally non-allergic and hence is used as ayurvedic herbs for skin care
• It is also used as ayurvedic skin care supplement and home remedies
• The general uses as a home remedy for treating Abscesses, Abdominal swelling, Acute bronchitis, Chicken pox, Common cold, Diabetes mellitus, Dropsy, Jaundice, Leprosy, Purulent opthalmia.
Haridra should be taken two capsules once a day after meals.
There are no known precautions or possible side effects for using Haridra. It is not known to have any side effects if taken as per the prescribed dosage.