Amba Haldi - Turmeric Powder
Also known as 'Mango Ginger' or Amra Haridra in Sanskrit, Amba Haldi is the rhizome (root) of the Curcuma amada plant. Similar to both the Turmeric and Ginger plants but with a natural mango scent, the roots are carefully dried to preserve their natural aroma, freshness, and most importantly active phytonutrients.
About Hesh's Amba Haldi Powder
- Ethically Sourced
- Fairly Traded Ingredients
- 100% Plant-Based
- BPA Free
- Sustainably Cultivated
- Suitable for Vegans
Ayurvedic profile of Amba Turmeric
- Guna (Quality): Light, dry
- Rasa (taste): Bitter, pungent
- Virya (energy): Heating
- Vipaka (post-digestive effect): Pungent
Amba Haldi FAQs
Q. What is Amba Haldi?
A. Turmeric is a flowering plant of the ginger family (Zingiberaceae). One of the varieties of turmeric is Amba Haldi, a plant known for its unique mango scent. The powdered form of the roots of this plant is used in cooking and for its presumed health benefits.
Q. What is Amba Turmeric powder prepared from?
A. We prepare our Amba Haldi powder from the roots of wild-harvested Curcuma aromatica plant. The roots are dried carefully and then crushed to make a fine powder.
Q. What are the benefits of Amba Haldi powder?
A. Ayurveda recommends the use of Amba Haldi for general health and well-being as well as for helping with particular ailments. Amba Turmeric can have many benefits:
- Chronic inflammation in the body can lead to a number of ailments as well as general discomfort. Amba Haldi may act as an anti-inflammatory agent, helping with the pain and inflammation of joints as well as aiding internal digestion.
- Excessive free radical imbalance in the body has the potential to damage cell membranes. Turmeric may help with repairing oxidative damage in the body.
- Obesity is one of the leading causes of serious health conditions. Turmeric has the potential to suppress inflammatory markers that are responsible for weight gain and obesity.
Q. How to use Amba Haldi powder?
Internal usage: Blend 1-2 teaspoons of Amba Haldi powder with milk and bring to a boil, then allow to cool before drinking. Amba Haldi is used extensively in the preparation of skincare products. It can be used to create a natural facial mask, mixed with clay and Rosewater.
External usage: (12 years and above) Combine 2 teaspoons of Turmeric powder with Multani Mati (Clay) and either Rosewater or Milk, blend well into a smooth paste, and apply to clean, dry face for up to 15-20 minutes. Rinse off thoroughly with warm water.