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Latin name: Curcuma zedoaria

Sanskrit/Indian name: Shati

General information:

Zeodary bears a strong resemblance to Ginger, but has a less strong aroma. The herb is native to India as well as Indonesia, where it is ground to a powder and added to curries or used in its fresh form.

The herb is a gastrointestinal tract stimulant, which aids digestion and relieves colic pains. The essential oil from dried Zeodary roots is used in perfume and soap fabrication.

Therapeutic constituents:

Curzerenone and zederone are the main active constituents of the essential oil derived from Zeodary, which gives the herb its therapeutic properties.

Key therapeutic benefits:

  • The herb is helpful in stomach disorders like flatulent colic and ulcers.
  • It is also a blood purifier, which eliminates toxins.

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