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Black Turmeric, Kali haldi “Curcuma caesia”


  • Live plant along with well stable pot.
  • plants height with pot is 12-18 inch, in 6 inch pot.
  • plants nature is outdoor, alternate day watering.
  • Useful for medicinal Plant, fruit plants.
  • Hardy and easy maintenance.
  • Max height can grow up to 2-3 feet.

15 in stock


Black Turmeric, Kali haldi “Curcuma caesia”

Black Turmeric, scientifically known as Curcuma caesia, is a rare and fascinating herbaceous plant native to the Indian subcontinent. This unique species, distinguished by its striking blackish-blue rhizomes, has gained considerable attention due to its various medicinal properties.

Characteristics and Uses of Black Zedoary

  1. Medicinal Potency: The high medicinal value, rich content of curcuminoids, which attribute it with potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.
  2. Traditional Healing: It has a long history of use in Ayurvedic and traditional medicine for arthritis and joint pain.
  3. Digestive Aid: Traditionally, people use its roots to alleviate digestive issues, offering a natural remedy.
  4. Liver Health:Its properties enable Curcuma caesia to show promise in supporting liver health and facilitating detoxification.
  5. Botanical Interest: The unique coloration of its rhizomes has sparked significant interest among botanists and horticulturists.
  6. Cultural Significance: In addition, Black Turmeric holds cultural and traditional significance, often playing a role in local rituals and ceremonies.
  7. Culinary Uses: Some cuisines incorporate Black Turmeric for its distinct flavor and color, especially in dishes and beverages, adding a unique culinary dimension.
  8. Habitat and Distribution: In specific regions of the Indian subcontinent, it thrives predominantly, with a preference for forested or hilly areas.
  9. Sustainable Conservation: To ensure the sustainable harvesting and preservation of this remarkable plant species, conservation efforts are currently in progress.

Caring of Black Turmeric “Curcuma caesia”

  1. Nurturing Black Turmeric: Cultivating Curcuma caesia requires careful attention to its unique needs.
  2. Watering and Soil: Provide well-drained soil and consistent moisture to ensure its growth.
  3. Shade and Sunlight: Black zedoary thrives in partial shade, so ensure it receives adequate but not harsh sunlight.
  4. Protect from Frost: Protect the plant from frost during colder months to prevent damage.
  5. Pruning and Harvesting: Prune the plant as needed and harvest rhizomes carefully for various uses.
  6. Pest Control: Monitor for pests and employ natural remedies if necessary to maintain its health.

Additional information

Weight 1 kg
Dimensions 11 × 11 × 37 cm

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