Traditional Uses

Traditional Uses

Old Wives' Tales: Modern Miracles—Turmeric as Traditional Medicine in India

N. K. Pandeya, D.O.  

Turmeric has been used for centuries in India as a traditional medicine to cure infections. Studies have shown that a chemical in turmeric stops the growth of melanoma. More research is needed to find out the mode of action of turmeric’s immune-boosting, anti-cancer and antibiotic properties as a potential natural remedy. (more)

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