Javanese Turmeric

What other names is Javanese Turmeric known by?

Curcuma, Curcuma de Java, Curcuma Javanais, Cúrcuma Javanesa, Curcuma xanthorrhiza, Curcumae Xanthorrhizae Rhizoma, Java Turmeric, Safran des Indes, Témoé-lawacq, Témoé-lawaq, Temu Lawak, Temu Lawas, Tewon Lawa.

What is Javanese Turmeric?

Javanese turmeric is a plant. The root and rhizome (underground stem) are used to make medicine. Be careful not to confuse Javanese turmeric with turmeric.

Possibly Ineffective for...

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Stomach and digestive disorders and other conditions.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).


Therapeutic Research Faculty copyright

Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.