Botanical Name: Curcuma zedoaria
Common Name: kachur
Parts Used: Root (Rhizome)
Description: Perennial herb has a warm-spicy, woody and camphoraceous cineolic odor and bears yellow shiny flowers, with red and green bracts. The ovate leaves possess purple-colored spots and are 1 to 2 feet long, narrowing at the base. The fruits are triangular and ovate in shape while the seeds are oval or spear shaped.
Active Compounds: The essential oil contains D-borneol; D-camphene; D-camphor; cineole; curculone; curcumadiol; curcumanolide A and B.
Medicinal Properties: Improves blood circulation, ant contusion, and improves menstrual flow.
Uses: Infragrance and flavor industry improves blood circulation, antcontusion and improves menstrual flow.
Supply: Aluminum containers and epoxy-lined metallic barrels; 500 g, 1 kg, 5 kg, 10 kg, 50 kg, 100 kg capacities