"Turmeric" Essays and Research Papers

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  • turmeric

    Part 1: Research Report a) Common name: Turmeric‚ Indian Saffron (English) b) Scientific name: Curcuma longa c) Characteristics of plant: Turmeric is a tropical plant‚ which forms many long thin rhizomes (roots) used to produce spice and dye. Cooke‚ T. (1908). It is a herbaceous plant‚ which means that leaves and stems die down in the end of the growing season. It grows over the spring and summer and dies every winter and autumn. Turmeric is also characterized by its pale‚ clustered flowers

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  • Turmeric Tissue Culture

    * The preferred method of propagation of turmeric is through pieces of rhizome. But this is a slow process since rhizome has a dormancy period. It only sprouts during the monsoon‚ and only 5 to 6 plants can be obtained from rhizome in a year. * A rapid method of multiplication is needed especially for newly developed high yielding varieties‚ which are available in small quantities. * Tissue culture is valuable for the propagation of several plant species. * Hussey described a procedure

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  • Turmeric Mouthwash

    Turmeric (Yu Jin) Curcuma longa (C. domestica) In This information about turmeric and how it is used as a herb in alternative herbal treatments to treat ailments and problems. It provides protection against cigarette smoke condensation‚ is used as an anti-cancer agent and to protect the cell’s DNA. | * Botanical classification of turmeric * Description of turmeric * Parts used * Properties of turmeric * Internal use * External use * Use of essential oil * Safety precautions

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  • Medicinal Uses of Turmeric Root

    Medicinal uses of Turmeric Root.Curcuma Root.: Uses supported by clinical data:  The principal use of Rhizoma Curcumae Longae is for the treatment of acid‚ flatulent‚ or atonic dyspepsia.  Uses described in pharmacopoeias and in traditional systems of medicine:  Treatment of peptic ulcers‚ and pain and inflammation due to rheumatoid arthritis and of amenorrhoea‚ dysmenorrhoea‚ diarrhqea‚ epilepsy‚ pain‚ and skin diseases.    Uses described in folk medicine‚ not supported by experimental

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  • turmeric: A Homemade Whitening Toothpaste

    "TURMERIC: HOMEMADE WHITENING TOOTHPASTE" CHAPTER I Abstract: We are only recently becoming more aware of all the benefits of turmeric to our bodies. In addition to health benefits‚ turmeric also seems to have beauty benefits. Not only is it great for the skin‚ it also seems to whiten teeth! It is very skeptical‚ but the root plant we once thought to be only dyes to textiles can somewhat really make the teeth whiter and brighter! It sounds a little counter-intuitive to apply a rich yellow substance

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  • Entrepreneurial Opportunities in Turmeric Value Added Products

    Opportunities in Turmeric Value Added Products ABSTRACT From time immemorial India has been known as Land of Spices. Turmeric is one of the major species in India. Growth in agro exports not only brings in additional foreign exchange for the country but benefits a large number of people involved in production‚ processing and exports of such products. India contributes to 80% of world turmeric production and is the largest exporter of turmeric. The major importing countries of turmeric are Japan‚

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  • Turmeric, The Golden Spice: Aspects Of Culture, Culture And Cultures

    Turmeric ‚the Golden Spice with a lot of medicinal properties has been held sacred from time immemorial. In India ‚many other country’s and some far-eastern Asian nations‚ turmeric forms a part of Hindu religious customs and practices. It is associated with the worship of Hindu deities : `Kaali’ (Mother Goddess) and `Naaga’ (Serpent deity). In Kerala‚ dried turmeric powder‚ rice powder and a few other plant derived powders are used in colouring materials in making and decorating the huge `Kalams’

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  • Welcome

    EFFECT OF TURMERIC PASTE‚ LACTOSE AND NEEM PASTE IN THE CANCEROUS CELL IN MOUSE(STARTED 11/11/2011) (By DAY group—DEEPESH‚Anup and Yogesh MATERIALS * Turmeric paste * Lactose of milk * Neem paste REQUIREMENT * Three rats two cancerous one normal 2011/11/11 * ONIONS WERE KEPT IN WATER IN COUPLING JAR TO SEE IF OUR CHEMICALS AFFECTS THE CELL DIVISION OR NOT……. * ….E.coli was also inoculated but not used later * Neem leaf paste was prepaed in the mixture and kept

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  • Pongal Festival

    Hindu festivals of the year. This four-day festival of thanksgiving to nature takes its name from the Tamil word meaning "to boil" and is held in the month of Thai (January-February) during the season when rice and other cereals‚ sugar-cane‚ and turmeric (an essential ingredient in Tamil cooking) are harvested. Mid-January is an important time in the Tamil calendar. The harvest festival‚ Pongal‚ falls typically on the 14th or the 15th of January and is the quintessential ’Tamil Festival’. Pongal

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  • Marketing of Spice Powder in Dhaka City

    Introduction The use of spices in cooking foods is a primitive event. Spices not only bring aroma and good taste to the cooked foods but also possess some food value. Bangladesh has a fertile land and favorable climate for the cultivation of chili‚ turmeric‚ cumin‚ onion‚ ginger and coriander. The area & production of spices during 2005-06 were about 1‚43‚764 hectare area & 3‚15‚830 metric tons respectively . Since Bangladesh has comparative advantage in

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