Skin Care

3
Jan

Haridra – A Potent Herb To Cure Allergic Reactions

Ayurvedic medicines gained popularity since ancient times and are widely used in the modern era as well. The reason behind the demand and popularity of Ayurvedic medicines is the incorporation of Ayurvedic herbs which show no side effects with 100% efficacy and purity. Among multiple effective herbs let’s discuss Haridra.

Haridra (Curcuma longa) is a flowering plant that belongs to family Zingiberaceae and is native to tropical South Asia. Its rhizome, roots, and leaves are well used in cooking and various Ayurvedic medicines. It is a spice whose rhizome can be easily identified with the help of its dazzling yellow color. Haridra rhizome can be used in fresh or dried form, it is easily ground in the form of powder with a bitter, slightly acrid, yet sweet. In ancient Ayurvedic text, it is well described as a Rasayana. It is enriched with anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic, antiseptic, anti-diabetic, blood cleansing properties, etc which make it the best medicine for skin care. The principal constituent, curcumin is derived from its roots which help to reduce pain, inflammation, allergic rhinitis and allergic reactions. Curcumin can ease out the airway obstruction and suppress allergic reactions by stabilizing the response of the immune system. Read more