Other Common Names
|Botanical Name||: Curcuma aromatica|
|Common Name||: Aromatic Turmeric, Wild turmeric|
|Tamil Name||: கஸ்தூரி மஞ்சள் / Kasturimanjal|
|Sanskrit Name||: जंगली हळी / Aranya Haridra, Vanahaladi|
|Kannada Name||: ಕಸ್ತೂರಿ ಅರಿಶಿನ / Kasthuri Arisina|
|Hindi Name||: जंगली हळी / Jangli haldi|
|Marathi Name||: हळद – Halada|
|Telugu Name||: కస్తూరి పసుపు / Kasturi Pasupu|
|Malayalam Name||: കസ്തൂരി മഞ്ഞൾ / Kasthoori mannal|
Kasturi Turmeric is one of the popular turmeric varieties. The turmeric species is widely distributed throughout India. It is one of the traditional and ancient cosmetic products with various benefits for skins. It is a yellow-colored herb, with irregular shapes and branches. It has been used as a natural beauty care product for thousands of years.
Kasturi Turmeric should be used for external purposes. It should not be added as a spice to cooking. Curcuma longa is a preferable species for cooking. Kasturi turmeric has a very good fragrant and it does not stain (gives yellow color) the skin surface like C.longa.
Benefits Of Kasturi Turmeric
- It removes tans due to sunlight, enhances skin tone, and overall complexion.
- Can be used as a baby bath powder for babies.
- Applying wild turmeric will not stain your skin, but makes your skin to glow.
- The antibacterial property of Kasturi turmeric blocks the bacteria growth in the face and reduces pimples, acne, and scars.
- It inhibits the growth of facial hair from its follicles.
- The anti-inflammatory behavior of turmeric treats all skin infections and insect bites.
- It helps in fading the stretch marks after delivery.
- While applying in the daily routine, it reduces skin pigmentation and makes your skin lighter.
- Kasturi Manjal also has mosquito repellent properties that protect ourselves against mosquito bites.
How To Use Kasturi Manjal For Skin
Face Mask to get Glowing Skin
Mix a Kasturi Haldi powder with chickpea flour and unboiled milk. Apply the smooth face pack paste to your skin, gently massage it for 5 minutes and leave the mask for 15-25 minutes. Wash the face with lukewarm water to get glowing skin.
Uses as a Scrub For Removing Dead Cells
Make a paste with wild turmeric powder and yogurt. Apply the paste and scrub it gently over the skin. Keep it in your skin for 15-20 minutes. Then, wash it to get dead cells free clear skin. It also removes rashes creating microbes, dirt, and excess oil from the skin surface.
Packs for Treating Acne & Scares
Mix Kasturi Turmeric powder, sandalwood powder, and milk to make a paste. Apply it all over your skin, leave it for 20-25 minutes, and then wash it to get clear skin.
Paste to Reduce Wrinkles
Make a smooth paste of wild turmeric powder along with buttermilk and apply it to your skin. Leave it for a few minutes and then wash it to look young. Otherwise, You can also make a face pack with Kasturi Turmeric and sugar cane juice to reduce wrinkles.
Mixture for Removing Facial Hair
Make a paste of the turmeric powder with warm coconut oil and then scrub it on your face. Do it regularly to remove unwanted hair.
Paste For Removing Skin Tan
Make a paste of the manjal with unboiled milk and apply it to the tanned part of the skin. Leave it for 10-15 minutes and then wash it to get tan free and even tone skin. Mixing Kasturi turmeric with water will not be effective. Better prepare a paste with other flours, rosewater, oils, milk, or yogurt to prevent your skin from stained. Mix Kasturi Turmeric with yogurt or milk for sensitive skin. Fresh rose water can be used for oily-skinned peoples.
Kasturi Turmeric will not cause any side effects, but if you use blood thinners then consult your doctor before trying turmeric powder.
Harvesting & Manufacturing Methods
All the herbs in Moolihai are naturally harvested, dried, and pulverized without any chemical interactions. So we assure you that the herbal powders are also 100% natural.