Curcuma zanthorrhiza, known as Temulawak, Java ginger or Javanese ginger, is a plant species, belonging to the ginger family. It is known in Javanese as temulawak, in Sundanese as koneng gede and in Madurese as temu labak.
Here are some Health Benefits of Curcuma zanthorrhiza
Various health disorders in the digestive tract such as flatulence, dyspepsia, and indisgestion can be overcome with ginger. In 2006, Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology states that patients who experienced health problems found in the ulcerative colitis disease is getting better by taking ginger supplements on a regular basis.
The health benefits that this was already great fame both in India since thousands of years ago. Ginger, or commonly known as Curcuma, has the ability to relieve inflammation, such as osteoarthritis.
Coping with Cancer
Wild Ginger is also effective in treating cancer, such as breast cancer, colon, and prostate. Of the scientific journal “The Prostate”, it is known that the content of curcumin in turmeric can inhibit the growth of prostate cancer. The University of Maryland Medical Center explains this by hypothesizing that working curcuma stop the growth of blood vessels that supply the cancer.
Health Benefits of Curcuma zanthorrhiza