(Last Updated on : 14-01-2017)
Kachur has been used in the traditional system of medicine
in treating many human ailments and is found to possess many biological activities. Traditionally, Curcuma Zedoaria
or Kachur root has been used as anti-inflammatory and anti-arthritic drug. The rhizomes of this plant possess an agreeable camphoraceous smell and warm, bitterish, spicy taste. They are considered carminative and useful in fever
and skin diseases
arising from impure or deranged blood. The roots are generally used in combination with other medicines as also in the preparation of medicated oils
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