Curcuma longa (Turmeric)



Ashvi Mittal gives a presentation on the medicinal properties of Curcuma longa L., Zingiberaceae, commonly known as Turmeric. In this talk, she discusses the botanical and chemical characteristics of the plant, as well as its known biological activities. This medicinal plant monograph presentation was recorded on April 18th, 2012 as part of Dr. Cassandra L. Quave’s undergraduate course “HLTH385: Botanical Medicine and Health” offered at Emory University.

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Post time: Feb-12-2017