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Turmeric is a perennial scented herb
Jul 19, 2018

Turmeric is a perennial scented herb. It has both medicinal value and food seasoning. The scent is light and light, with a hint of pepper, musky and a mixture of sweet orange and ginger. It has a slightly spicy and bitter taste.

A powder made from dried roots of the ginger plant Curcula longa L., which is native to India. It is used as a seasoning and yellow coloring agent. It is a common seasoning for household use, used in curry powder, seasonings, etc. Turmeric is a perennial scented herb that has both medicinal value and food flavoring. Spicy and light, slightly peppery, musky and a mixture of sweet orange and ginger, slightly spicy and bitter

Turmeric is irregularly oval, cylindrical or striated, often curved, some with short forked branches, 2 to 5 cm long, 1 to 3 cm in diameter, deep yellow, rough surface, wrinkled texture and obvious links And have round branch marks and fibrous root marks. Solid, not easy to break

The section is brownish yellow to golden yellow, with horny appearance and waxy luster. The inner layer of the ring is obvious, and the vascular bundle is scattered in spots. It is fragrant, bitter and spicy.

Curcumin can inhibit the growth of cancer cells in certain parts of the body. The use of "gingyanin" and other chemical treatments can effectively inhibit the spread of cancer cells such as breast cancer. In the experiment, scientists at the University of Texas underwent tumor resection for 60 mice with breast cancer, and then the mice were given "gazurin". Only after a while, scientists found that mice with "gingerin" in their daily diet were significantly less likely to develop breast cancer than other mice.