Amba Haldi is known for its many health benefits, thanks to a compound called curcumin found in it, which is known to promote good health. White turmeric or zedoary is also an ancient spice, which is a rare sight in India that mostly grows regular yellow haldi. In most cases, it has been replaced with similar looking ginger that is used widely in Indian dishes.Scientifically known as curcuma zedoaria. It has Anti-inflammatory, Anti-Septic and Anti-microbial properties that keep you from any digestive or respiratory issues.
1. Digestive aid
White turmeric can be used to resolve digestive problems, particularly in the gastrointestinal tract. It may also help aid flatulence, irregular bowel movement, indigestion, etc.
2. Reduces Inflammation
White turmeric has anti-inflammatory properties that help combat inflammation, especially for people suffering from arthritis. In fact, it also treats wounds and other skin ailments. It reduces pain, thanks to curcumenol, a compound obtained from this rhizome.
3. Has various antioxidants
Due to the presence of various antioxidants, it inhibits the growth of free radicals, which destroy body cells causing further harm.
4. May strengthen respiratory system
Respiratory problems are generally caused by fluids like phlegm and mucus build-up in the lungs and other areas of the body. Mucus and phlegm block the nasal passages and that leads to breathing difficulties and other respiratory disorders like asthma, cough and cold.