Latin name: Curcuma zedoaria
Sanskrit/Indian name: Shati
Zeodary bears a strong resemblance to Ginger, but has a less strong aroma. The herb is native to India as well as Indonesia, where it is ground to a powder and added to curries or used in its fresh form.The herb is a gastrointestinal tract stimulant, which aids digestion and relieves colic pains. The essential oil from dried Zeodary roots is used in perfume and soap fabrication.
Therapeutic constituents:Curzerenone and zederone are the main active constituents of the essential oil derived from Zeodary, which gives the herb its therapeutic properties.
Key therapeutic benefits:
- The herb is helpful in stomach disorders like flatulent colic and ulcers.
- It is also a blood purifier, which eliminates toxins.