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How to Grow your own turmeric. It is far better than buying it

This nature’s precious gift is by far the best medicine ever to treat inflammation of any kind, be it joint pain, wounds, arthritis, and any pain in general. It is not only anti-inflammatory but also antiseptic and the healthiest food in the world. Many studies have proven that it can prevent about 600 health complications and has 175 beneficial physiological effects as well as therapeutic properties. Turmeric has been confirmed for the fact that it can replace even Ibuprofen.

It is easy to grow your own turmeric indoors. It can be grown using roots (rhizomes) and spreads similarly to ginger. It does not spread by seeds because it does not disseminate them. You can find turmeric in health stores or Indian stores.

Here’s how you can easily grow your own:

Split a piece of bigger turmeric root into a smaller part that has two or three buds.

1. Use organic soil rich in its content, a bit moist not wet. Optimal pH level ranging from 4.5 to 7.5.

2. Fill the pots with the soil and plant the roots two inches deep. Remember! Buds up!

3. Turmeric likes its water every second day. Be careful not to overdo it.

It is easy, isn’t it?

turmericHere’s how you can yield your turmeric root

The growth period ranges from six to ten months. It needs to be ripe to be edible. To use the roots properly, you must first dig out the whole plant.

Next, cut off a finger size of a root and place the plant back in a pot. Cover it well with soil and it is ready to grow another root soon. It is a perennial, recurring plant that regenerates in the spring.

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