The fragrant turmeric flower and the root is revered in Hawaii so much so there is a famous song called “Pua Olena”.
Olena is held in high esteem in tropical Hawaii, and has a lovely history.
It is revered as one of the few canoe plants.
Turmeric has hundreds of molecular constituents, each with a variety of biological activities.
One database presented over 326 known biologically active molecules in this magnificent hero root - Turmeric.
Turmeric is not only extremely healing for the brain but is also invaluable for increasing memory function.
When they tell you “it’s all in your head,” they are right! Everything starts up here.
This vital organ is the fundamental keeper of everything you’re able to think, act or dream. By taking turmeric, you can improve the oxygen intake of the brain, which helps in all of the brain’s functions and processes.
Turmeric has also been used in Chinese medicine for thousands of years, for many, many centuries more than in the west.
In China, this medicinal and culinary herb is called ‘Yu Jin’. This humble root, which we at TaKa import from the East and cherish so much, is famed from ancient times to benefit the spleen and stomach. It is said that the compounds from turmeric enter the heart, lung, liver and gallbladder to invigorate blood and remove stagnation from the body. Even liver disease can be helped by Turmeric!
Inner and outer health and beauty
Traditionally turmeric is included into daily life for its health benefits in Indonesia. In Bali A golden elixir is made called JAMU.
It is a herbal drink made with turmeric, ginger, lime and sweetened with honey. It is said to promote inner and outer health and beauty. This tradition has been passed down from generation to generation for over 1,300 years and boasts some major health benefits, earning itself a local reputation as a ‘cure-all’ elixir.