Turmeric is a perennial herbaceous plant, plant height 1-1.5 meters, the rhizome is very developed, the root is stout, the end of the tuber swelling; Petiole 20-45 cm long; Scapes leaf sheath, total pedicel length 12-20 cm; Spikes terete, 12 -- 18 cm long, 4 -- 9 cm in diameter; Bracts ovate oblong, 3 -- 5 cm long, pale green, apical obtuse, narrower, apical pointed, spreading, white, margin tinged with pale red; Calyx 8 -- 12 mm long, white, with unequal obtuse 3 teeth, puberulent. Turmeric is mainly used in treating chest abdomen swelling pain, shoulder arm numbness pain, heartache, postpartum blood pain, tinea sores, irregular menstruation, amenorrhea, trauma, etc. Plant height 1-1.5 meters, roots are very developed, into clusters, branches are many, elliptic terete, orange yellow, fragrant; The roots are stout, the ends are swollen tuberous. Leaves 5-7, leaf blade oblong elliptic, 30-45 (90) cm long, 15-18 cm wide, apex short acuminate, base tapering, green, glabrous on both sides; Corolla pale yellow, tube up to 3 cm long, upper inflated, lobes triangular, 1-1.5 cm long, posterior 1 slightly larger, with tapering tip; The lateral stamens are shorter than the labellum, connected to the filaments the base of the labellum in a tubular manner; Labial obovate, 1.2 -- 2 cm long, pale yellow, central dark yellow, anthers glabrous, drug compartment base with 2 angular spur; Ovary puberulent. Flowering: August rhizome of curcuma turmeric. Autumn, winter digging, washing, cooked to the heart of the degree, sun dry, hit the skin, sun dry. Turmeric roots are dried in slices when fresh in zhejiang province.
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