Pinyin Name: Jiang Huang
English Name: Rhizoma Curcumae Longae
Other Names: Turmeric, Bao Ding Xiang
Tastes: Acrid, Bitter
Origin: China, India, Southeast Asia
Benefits of Jiang Huang:
Jiang Huang is native to India. It is harvested in winter when stem and leaf withered. It has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial, antiviral and antiparasitic properties. It can treat many conditions including arthritis, lower back pain, shoulder pain, bruises and swelling.
Side Effects: Jiang Huang is generally safe with little to no side effects.
Common TCM Herbal Formulas with Jiang Huang:
Jiang Huang San, Tui Qi San, Wu Bi Tang, Ru Yi Jin Huang San.