Benefits of Kasturi Turmeric

Benefits of Kasturi Turmeric

Kasturi is also known as Curcuma aromatic/ Turmeric. Among the assorted turmeric varieties out there, wild turmeric is considered best for external applications. There are several benefits of using turmeric. We don’t need to highlight the benefits of turmeric specifically, we practically grow up with it. Right from the moment, we were born, we have heard and seen about all its benefits and even our elders considered it to be a magic herb. Our sages from old times have emphasized the use of turmeric in our life.

It effectively treats the skin ailments such as eczema, acne and insect bites. Unlike regular turmeric powder, Kasturi Manjal does not stain in the skin and it is very fragrant. It is only used for external applications. One can buy the dried Kasturi and it could be powdered at home. 

Kasturi turmeric possesses strong anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties which is effective for acne and blemishes treatments. Pregnant women should be well aware of the medicinal benefits of Kasturi, it is quite helpful for them. A pregnant lady should use Kasturi turmeric twice a day by mixing with a little bit of coconut oil and yogurt before bathing. This is believed to eliminate stretch marks. Using dried Kasturi powder for applying on the baby also has wonderful effects!

Kasturi Manjal works wonder for human skin. Now let’s discuss some important benefits of Turmeric/ Kasturi.

  1. When babies are born, they are given an oil bath and the turmeric is massaged well to avoid all skin related problems. So the use of turmeric is quite beneficial to the little ones.
  2. Kasturi turmeric, when used on a regular basis, eliminates the growth of facial hair. In rural areas, the Kasturi turmeric face pack is made by mixing yogurt or milk. It helps to cleanse the skin deeply.
  3. It eliminates the skin blemishes, provides the bright and fairer skin and also reduces pigmentation under eyes. 
  4. Applying turmeric along with honey is also beneficial. 
  5. Its daily use slows down the aging process.

There have been no visible side effects and this turmeric effectively alleviates the acne scars. Kasturi provides supple and soft skin by eliminating the fine lines and wrinkles. The anti-oxidant property of curcumin present in turmeric keeps the skin rash free and prevents various skin disorders. The turmeric paste which is made with yogurt can be used as a facial scrub.

Finally, Kasturi also helps in treating the tanned skin. Kasturi Turmeric paste should be applied to your body parts that were exposed to the sun and are tanned or sunburnt. You can get rid of tanning within a few days of the regular application of Kasturi turmeric powder. It is honestly of the best homemade solution for tanning (credit to my grandmother for this one!).

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So from the above discussion, we are quite clear about the positive role of turmeric/ Kasturi in our life. Kasturi has always been and will always be a magical herb and its medicinal effects are so unique from the manufactured products.

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