|Shelf Life||1 Year|
|Moisture||Below 10 %|
|Pack Size||10-50 kg|
|Botanical Name||Curcuma Caesia|
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Black Turmeric, Curcuma caesia, or black zedoary, a perennial herb with bluish-black rhizomes is native to NorthEast India and Central India. Black Turmeric is also sparsely found in Papi Hills of East Godavari, West Godavari, and Khammam Districts of Andhra Pradesh. The rhizomes of Black Turmeric have a high economical importance because of its putative medicinal properties. The rhizomes are used in the treatment of smooth muscle relaxant activity, haemorrhoids, leprosy, asthma, cancer, epilepsy, fever, wound, vomiting, menstrual disorder, anthelmentic, aphrodisiac, inflammation, gonorrhoeal discharges.
It is a powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory. The root has been used medicinally for centuries to treat arthritis, asthma, and epilepsy. Black turmeric root is crushed and can be applied to bruises and sprains to ease discomfort or applied to the forehead to help relieve symptoms of migraines.
The research on the volatile rhizomes oil of Curcuma caesia resulted in the identification of 30 components, representing 97% of the oil, with camphor (28%), ar-turmerone (12%), (Z)-ocimene (8%), ar-curcumene (7%), 1,8-cineole (5%), elemene (5%), borneol (4%), bornyl acetate (3%) and curcumene (3%) as the major constituents. Other research demonstrated
diphenyl alkanoids, phenylpropene derivatives, terpenoids, flavonoids, steroids, and alkaloids as major constituents.
Traditional uses of Curcuma caesia :
The fresh and dried rhizomes of curcuma caesia are used for treatment of various diseases.
The following uses have been reported.