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General description

Turmeric is extensively cultivated in South East Asia.

Maintenance

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Practical use

Turmeric is used as condiment in every Indian household.  The yellow dye obtained from turmeric is used for dyeing cotton, silk, wool, paper etc.  It has medicinal properties and is used for external application against pain and wounds and internally as stimulant. It is used in the preparation of cosmetics and Ayurvedic medicines.

Properties

Height
1 - 36 cm
Color
Sunlight
Full sun