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Haridra

Sanskrit Name: Haridra
English Name: Turmeric
Latin Name: Curcuma longa
Family: Zingiberaceae
Parts used: Kanda (Rhizome)

Ayurvedic Properties
Rasa: Katu, tikta
Veerya: Ushna
Vipaka: Katu
Guna: Ruksha, laghu
Dosha:karmaKapha hara, pitta hara
Roga: karma: Varnya (beneficial for skin),Vrana shodhana (wound healing), Kushthaghna (anti dermatosis)  Kandughna (anti pruritic), Shotha hara (anti inflammatory).Rochak Pramehaghna, (beneficial in urinary disorders), Mutra sangrahaniya (anti diuretic), Krumighna (anthelmintic)
Rogaghnata: Varnavikar (disorders of complexion), Vrana (wound), Sheeta pitta (urticaria), Kushtha (skin disorders), Kandu (pruritus) Vrana shotha  (inflammation), Aruchi (anorexia), Prameha (urinary disorders),
Krumi (worm infestation)