Hindi: जंगली हल्दी jangli haldi
Malayalam: Kasthoori manjal-കസ്തൂരിമഞ്ഞൾ, Kattumanjal-കാട്ടുമഞ്ഞൾ
The wild turmeric is a perennial herb, the stalk grows to about 25 to 30 cm tall, the leaves are green, tapered in both ends, commonly grow fast in rainy (monsoon ) season, in maturity crowned with enlarged, pink colored bracts occur in the tips, after some week plant will dry down in late autumn and the rhizomes remain in the soil. Rhizome resembles turmeric, except in color, which is the useful part.
Useful plant parts:
Ayurveda Cosmetic treatments, Cancer, inflammation.
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