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ALOHA from Hawaii - Welcome OLENA (turmeric/curcuma longa)

ALOHA from Hawaii - Welcome OLENA (turmeric/curcuma longa)

The fragrant turmeric flower and the root is revered in Hawaii so much so there is a famous song called “Pua Olena” have a listen: https://youtu.be/mvYp8bWgPAs   Olena is held in high esteem in tropical Hawaii, and has a lovely history. It is revered as one of the few canoe plants.    Canoe Plants? Canoe plants were originally brought to Hawaii by the ancient Polynesians, who came by canoe, thus the name "canoe plants" was given to these sacred and life sustaining plants.   They were important for survival in many ways and became part of Hawaii’s cultural heritage. Amongst others they...

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WHY WE DON'T EXTRACT CURCUMIN FROM THE TURMERIC ROOT?

WHY WE DON'T EXTRACT CURCUMIN FROM THE TURMERIC ROOT?

Turmeric has hundreds of molecular constituents, each with a variety of biological activities. One database presented over 326 known biologically active molecules in this magnificent hero root - Turmeric.  20 molecules that are anti-biotic 14 that are known cancer preventatives 12 that are anti-tumor 12 are anti-inflammatory 10 different anti-oxidants.   What else? It’s about 70% carbohydrates, 7% protein, 4% minerals, and at least 4% essential oils. It also has vitamins, other alkaloids, and is about 1% resin.   We at TAKA –TURMERIC are all for presenting the whole package –and giving you ingredients as Nature intended.   “Accept the...

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TURMERIC USE IN INDONESIA

TURMERIC USE IN INDONESIA

Inner and outer health and beauty Traditionally turmeric is included into daily life for its health benefits in Indonesia. In Bali A golden elixir is made called JAMU. It is a herbal drink made with turmeric, ginger, lime and sweetened with honey. It is said to promote inner and outer health and beauty. This tradition has been passed down from generation to generation for over 1,300 years and boasts some major health benefits, earning itself a local reputation as a ‘cure-all’ elixir. We at Taka Turmeric are grateful to the East for this ancient knowledge from Bali and give credit to their...

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DO WE ALL HAVE BOTANICAL DEFICIENCY?

DO WE ALL HAVE BOTANICAL DEFICIENCY?

100 years of Botanical depletion for the human race due to Pharmaceuticals replacing Herbal remedies.   And what do we get? Ahum… more diseases than ever in the history of man, plus the side effects, resistant germs, and complications of these drugs. In the old days diseases were more rare. They even had a “The” in front of them “The plague”. They were marked down as historical events. Nowadays there are too many to count and are effecting young and old and causing much suffering. We are often depleted of energy, minds can’t concentrate or memory is poor, we all...

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