Zingiberaceae Curcuma longa L.

Common Turmeric

Hawaiian - Drug, Blood Medicine

Use documented by:
Akana, Akaiko, 1922, Hawaiian Herbs of Medicinal Value, Honolulu: Pacific Book House, page 33

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Scientific name: Curcuma longa L.
USDA symbol: CULO (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Turmeric
Family: Zingiberaceae
Family (APG): Zingiberaceae
Native American Tribe: Hawaiian
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Blood Medicine
Notes: Bulbs, shoots and other plants pounded, squeezed and resulting liquid taken to cleanse the blood.

RECRD: 8125 id: 11783