Javanese Turmeric

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What other names is Javanese Turmeric known by?

Curcuma, Curcuma de Java, Curcuma Javanais, Cúrcuma Javanesa, Curcuma xanthorrhiza, Curcumae Xanthorrhizae Rhizoma, Java Turmeric, Safran des Indes, Témoé-lawacq, Témoé-lawaq, Temu Lawak, Temu Lawas, Tewon Lawa.

What is Javanese Turmeric?

Javanese turmeric is a plant. The root and rhizome (underground stem) are used to make medicine. Be careful not to confuse Javanese turmeric with turmeric.

Possibly Ineffective for...

  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Taking Javanese turmeric does not seem to improve symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Stomach and digestive disorders and other conditions.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).


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