Turmeric (Curcuma longa). Common Common Names: Curcumin, Jiang Huang
This organic Tumeric from India can ease pain, inflammation, osteoarthritis, hay fever, depression, high cholesterol, Crohn disease, asthma, itching, gingivitis (as mouthwash), Fibromyalgia, and COPD.
Warnings: Possibly not safe if pregnant, nursing, have gallbladder problems, GERD, or are a man trying to have a baby. Stop taking 2 weeks before surgery. Slows blood clotting.
FYI, watch out for "cheap" tumeric, it often has yellow peas added to make it cheaper, so it won't be as effective.
Directions: Use as a seasoning or tea.
For Tea: Barely boil 8 oz water, add 1 teaspoon of the loose herbs (you can use a tea ball, french press, or other way to strain herbs or leave them in the tea for a super strong brew), steep 10 to 15 minutes. Sweeten with a natural sweetener if desired.
Nurture your body with 1 to 3 cups a day.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. The product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.