Records dating as far back as 600BC note that turmeric can cure anything from a sore throat to cancer. But are these just old wives’ tales or is turmeric as medically useful as they claim..?
Posted in Asia
Tagged Anti-cancer, Anti-inflammatory, Antioxidant, Curcumin, Folklore, India, medicinal plants, MSc Plant Diversity, Traditional Medicine, Turmeric, zingiberaceae
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“I put a few between my teeth and crunched. They cracked like coriander releasing a billowing aroma, and then a slowly intensifying heat, like pepper at the back of my mouth. The taste changes in a second. The heat lingered. … Continue reading