Turmeric : What can this "Golden Herb" do for your skin?

Updated: Jan 26, 2019




Turmeric has a very long history of medicinal use, dating back nearly 4000 years to the Vedic culture in India. Because of its brilliant yellow colour, turmeric is also known as “Indian saffron.” We in India are all very well aware about the skin benefits of turmeric too. The common kitchen ingredient is also widely used in a number of skincare products.

But do you know that there is another version of this ancient herb, which can make your skin look absolutely flawless? Well, we are talking about Kasturi Manjal.

Kasturi Manjal (Curcuma Aromatica) is also known as Wild Turmeric. Kasturi Turmeric is mostly found in South Asia and has long been used as a natural beauty product. However, the applications of Kasturi Turmeric is mostly limited to external purposes. It cannot be used in cooking as a spice like regular turmeric.


Here are some skin benefits offered by this “Wonder Herb”:


  • Improves skin tone and the overall complexion.

  • Gives a blemish-free, naturally glowing skin.

  • Reduces acne and its scars.

  • Slows down the growth of facial hair.

  • Heals cuts & skin infections.

  • Reduces pigmentation and gives an even skin tone with soft glow.

  • Exfoliates dead skin cells.

  • Combats signs of ageing.

  • Helps remove tan.


We at NATURE BATHING believe in the power of such herbs and use Wild Turmeric in some of our natural products :


1. Anti-Ageing Herbal Face Packs

Kasturi Turmeric not only helps in improving your skin complexion but also combats the signs of ageing such as wrinkles, fine lines.


2. Anti-Acne Herbal Face Packs

Because of its strong antibacterial and antiseptic qualities, Kasturi