Turmeric root powder
(Curcuma longa) Certified Organic from India
Turmeric is an excellent anti-inflammatory that benefits the joints, digestion and circulation. It has antispasmodic properties that help diverticulitis, colitis and IBS. Turmeric stops bleeding, normalizes cholesterol levels,reduces blood clotting, increases circulation and decreases high blood pressure. It also helps regulate blood sugar and increase glucose metabolism.A paste made from Turmeric powder and water can be applied to fungal infections such as ringworm and athletes foot. Keep in mind that Turmeric will stain everything it touches yellow. To increase the potency of Turmeric add 3% Black Pepper to the powder when using it internally. ***Do not use Turmeric if you are on blood thinning medications, have a blood clotting disorder, have gallstones or are pregnant or nursing.