Scientific Name:Curcuma longa
Common Names:Indian saffron, Jiang huang, Haridra
Habitat:Turmeric is native to India
Turmeric contains a powerful antioxidant called curcumin and is a great natural liver detoxifier.
CAUTION:Do NOT take Turmeric if pregnant or nursing. May possibly stimulate the uterus or promote a menstrual period. Should not be taken by people taking blood thinning medicine, as it can slow blood clotting. Could cause upset stomach, heartburn or nausea if taken in large amounts.