Turmeric/Haldi in Ayurveda

The most commonly found spice in asian kitchen is Turmeric which is also referred to as Haldi (હળદર). Fondly touted as the ‘King Of All Spices’, Haldi goes by the botanical name Curcuma longa, the main component of the haldi plant is its powerful underground rhizomes which are highly branched, orangish-yellow, cylindrical and aromatic in nature.

Coined as the most powerful spice of all, can you imagine food without turmeric? How colorless that will look, right! Turmeric is added to almost all asian cuisine for its incredible fragrance with unique earthy taste which comes with a touch of citrusy bitterness. Turmeric is abundant in healthful nutrients and benefits. It is not only a staple kitchen ingredient but also a good-to-go solution for health and beauty problems in every Indian household.

Turmeric, a member of the ginger family, is naturally blessed with a host of healing properties including antioxidant, anti-viral, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-carcinogenic, anti-mutagenic and anti- inflammatory.

Ayurvedic Indications Of Haldi

Turmeric is recognized as a therapeutic plant in Indian subcontinent and hence it is mentioned time and again in several Puranic texts and scriptures portraying the excellent qualities of this divine spice. The holistic science of Ayurveda acknowledges that Harad or Haridra has been imbued with incredible properties, turmeric is an Ayurvedic remedy used for 4,000 years which boasts an array of researched-backed and time-tested benefits. It has actively been mentioned in several ayurvedic scriptures and journals as a remedy for various health problems including skin disorders, stomach fire, helps in digestion, helps stimulates appetite, improves breathing, manages diabetes, relieves excessive thirst, relieves breathing difficulties,  treats indigestion, prevents nausea and vomiting, improves voice, prevents ageing, treats hair problems, relieves burning sensation,relieves pseudo-satiation and treats emesis, prevents bleeding, useful in fever, treats urinary tract disorders, treats piles or haemorrhoids, rejuvenates the whole body, improves muscle strength, controls hiccups, relieves sore throat, Relieves cough, treats anaemia, treats diarrhoea, prevents jaundice, improves complexion, relieves intestinal worms, and treats heart problems

Benefits of Turmeric :

  1. Boosts immunity

Turmeric milk has proved to be one of the best home-made remedies to improve one’s general immunity. Drinking a cup of turmeric milk in the morning or just before bedtime can keep cold and flu at bay.

  1. Relieves you from cough and cold

Turmeric increases mucus production, which naturally flushes out microbes that clog your respiratory tract. While the antiviral and antibacterial properties of turmeric can help fight infection, its anti-inflammatory property helps in relieving the symptoms of cough and cold.

Dhruv Ayu Care’s brings you the goodness of Haldi in our Haldi Honey Tablets and Haldi Drops which enhances the immune system with added benefits of purifying the blood, soothing a sore throat and helps to fight cold and cough.

  1. Detoxifies your body

With the fast paced life that we have, fast food has become a part of our daily routine,which is sadly very high in calories. Drinking turmeric milk can help you cope with indigestion while relieving gas and bloating. Turmeric milk can prevent as well as treat gastrointestinal infections and eliminate intestinal worms.

  1. Cures joint and muscle pain

Low-level joint pain or muscle pain is quite common during cold weather. The anti-inflammatory property of turmeric milk can help cure the pain.

  1. Cures sinus congestion

Drinking turmeric milk increases the mucus flow and lightens its texture, thus promoting sinus drainage. It can also prevent frequent headaches induced by sinus, as the blood-thinning effect of turmeric improves blood circulation in the body.

  1. Provides Relief from Arthritic Pain

Anti-inflammatory properties of turmeric help in treating arthritis. Free radicals are also destroyed as turmeric has anti-oxidant properties as well. Anybody suffering from mild joint pain can also consume this spice.

  1. Good For Brain

Research has found that Turmeric helps repair the stem cells of the brain – the same stem cells that can help in the recovery from neurodegenerative diseases like stroke and Alzheimer’s.

  1. Aids In Digestion

While suffering from the digestive problem, raw turmeric can be consumed that will help in managing condition. It is also known to reduce symptoms of bloating and gas.

  1. Has Healing Properties

Turmeric has natural antiseptic and antibacterial properties. The powder can be sprinkled on the affected area to help it heal faster.

  1. Turmeric & Diabetes

 The anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties of turmeric have been found to delay the onset of Type 2 Diabetes in people with pre-diabetes. It further helps moderate insulin levels and boosts the effect of medications that treat diabetes.

  1. Helps Your Liver Detox

Production of the vital enzymes increases after the consumption of turmeric that detoxify our blood in the liver by breaking down and reducing the toxins. By improving blood circulation too, its an instrument in promoting good liver health


This humble golden yellow powder is known since time immemorial for its extensive therapeutic properties and culinary uses. At Dhruv Ayu Care, we aim to use the goodness of turmeric to develop ayurvedic products for the and the array of amazing health benefits of turmeric.

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