Natural plant products have been used throughout human history for various purposes. The Indian system of holistic medicine popularly known as ‘Ayurveda’ uses nature obtained plant products as ingredients for manufacturing many of the Ayurvedic products. Among these, one such magical product obtained naturally from our mother nature is musk turmeric. From the ancient time people particularly women use this musk turmeric as a beauty product. Nowadays, it is also used for the side effects treatment of patients who have diabetes type II, HIV, Alzheimer disease, Multiple Sclerosis, etc.
Musk turmeric is scientifically known as Curcuma aromatica. Musk turmeric is commonly known as kasthuri manjal, wild turmeric, etc. It is mainly used for cosmetic purpose and also very popular for its medicinal and skin care benefits. The wild turmeric is light cream in colour and has a musk aroma providing a cooling sensation from the first use itself. It can be used for all skin types. It is rare and not commonly available in the local markets. Kasthuri turmeric is very fragrant with camphor like aroma and is handpicked from organic farms of Western Ghats of Kerala, shade-dried and finely milled to perfection. Also it does not cause any stain to the skin like the normal turmeric. It is never used for cooking as it has potent aroma, bitter and astringent qualities. Musk turmeric as it possess antibacterial, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, anti-aging properties can be used very effectively in treating many skin issues and ailments. It helps in brightening the skin by removing the tan. Musk turmeric as it possesses antibacterial property could be used as a very effective remedy for acne. And also it helps to slows down the growth of facial hair. Regular using of this musk turmeric makes the skin look younger. Also this musk turmeric can be used as a bath powder for babies. Its very safe to apply on the skin of babies.
For better results using musk turmeric!
To get radiant skin, Curcuma aromatica or musk turmeric is used along with chickpea flour, and unboiled milk. But for the treatment of pimples or pimple marks, musk turmeric is mixed with sandalwood powder and milk. As it possesses antioxidant properties it helps to get an elastic skin free of rashes. For this the wild turmeric is used along with yogurt. Kasthuri turmeric not only helps in improving the skin complexion but also removes the signs of aging like under eye bags, fine lines and wrinkles. To get rid of this, wild turmeric powder is mixed with either buttermilk or sugarcane juice. The growth of facial hair can also be reduced with the help of mixing this magical product musk turmeric with warm coconut oil. Not only this, it is also a good solution for the tanning of the skin when used along with unboiled milk.
As a whole we can say that musk turmeric usage has many pros compared to its cons with respect to the recent experimental developments made using its compounds.