Turmeric (Curcuma longa / yellow ginger)

Connie Veneracion

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  1. butch javier says:

    turmeric, called dilaw among southern tagalogs, is also said to be able to aid in the treatment and/or recovery of patients with cardiovascular disease. its juice is taken straight, 1 until 3 tablespoons a day, but some people might find the flavor objectionable. alternatively, it is sliced thinly or mashed into pulp and then boiled or steeped in hot water to make tea.

  2. annie says:

    hi,i can’t find the fresh yellow ginger here in Cebu is it ok to substitute it with the ground turmeric?

  3. Rian says:

    if any one knows where I can find the source of the yellow ginger here in davao area?

  4. anna says:

    hi, where can i find turmeric in cebu ???

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