Herbal Information on Turmeric Rhizome Organic Slices
Common Name: Turmeric Rhizome.
Botanical Name: Curcuma Longa,
Channels/Meridians: Heart, Lung, Liver, Spleen
Other Names: Rhizoma Curcumae Longae
Pin Yin Name: Jiang Huang
Other Ingredients: None, nothing has been added to this product.
Package Size: 1 pound
Form: Cut / Sliced, not uniform pieces.
Dosage: Follow doctors instructions on how to use this herb.
Brand: Starwest Botanicals
Cautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing.
Product Properties: Acrid, bitter, cool
Naturally Occurring Chemical Components: Curcuminoids, Curcumin
Additional Information About Turmeric
- Aids in Circulation
- Supports Digestion
- Temporary Pain Relief
- Used Topically to Stop Itch
- Supports Normal Blood Sugar when used with diet and exercise
- Anti-Inflammatory Benefits
Popular Herbal Combinations for Jiang Huang
- Ginger + Jiang Huang
- Triphala + Jiang Huang
- Albizia Lebeck + Jiang Huang
- Echinacea + Jiang Huang
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About Starwest Botanicals Quality Control
Starwest Botanicals validated quality assurance testing includes:
• Organoleptic testing to ensure proper appearance, color, aroma and flavor.
• Microscopic and Macroscopic inspection for foreign matter.
• HPTLC for identification, to verify purity and authenticity.
• ICP-MS heavy metal analysis.
• Microbiology testing for pathogens such as E. coli and salmonella.
• Chemical analyses for moisture content, volatile oil, ash and acid insoluble ash.
Audits all suppliers yearly to assure they meet our GMP requirements
Samples are retained from all shipments are thoroughly tested and compared to our extensive reference library of dried herbs and botanicals to verify authenticity. All lot samples are kept for five years and can be traced for verification.
"One of the most easily recognizable spices used in middle eastern cuisine, turmeric (Curcumas longa) has a slightly bitter, warm taste. A close relation to ginger, the turmeric shrub is primarily cultivated in southeast Asia and parts of Africa. It is often used as part of food seasonings for spicy curries and pungent mustard. Like other strong organic spices, turmeric is typically used in a ground form for culinary purposes.
"Although turmeric has a particularly distinctive flavor, it does diminish over time. To insure the most robust taste from this organic seasoning, it is a good idea to purchase enough for use rather than long-term storage. Use an airtight container kept away from direct sunlight to maximize the lifespan of turmeric's potency.
"Turmeric is more than a popular organic seasoning, however, it's distinctive orange-yellow color has made it useful in fabric dyes."
Starwest Botanicals utilizes not only their in-house laboratory, but also independent labs and consultants to guarantee their analyses are complete. Testing includes organoleptic analysis for aroma, color, flavor and texture. Physical testing involves moisture, volatile oil content, heavy metals, microbiology, thin layer chromatography, and other tests specific to each herb.
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DetailsCurrent Stock:SKU: 205400-81Global Trade Item Number: 767963090157Manufacturer Part Number 205400-81Condition: NewAvailability: Usually ships in 1 business dayWidth: 3.00 (in)Height: 5.00 (in)Depth: 5.00 (in)