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Is turmeric a perennial?
Last Updated: 1st March, 2020
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Simply so, is turmeric an annual or perennial?
Turmeric is a perennial that is generally grown as a root crop, used as an herb and not an easy plant to grow in most areas. It requires warm temperate climates at the very least USDA zone 9 or warmer.
Additionally, how long does it take for turmeric to grow? seven to 10 months
Also question is, does turmeric plant need full sun?
In tropics, the plant is grown in dappled shade and does not like all day long intense direct sun, considering this keep the turmeric plant in partial sun in the warmer zones (USDA Zone 9 and above). However, in temperate climates, provide it full sun for optimum growth, some shade in the afternoon would be okay.
Is Turmeric bad for your liver?
Turmeric is perhaps best-known as a spice in curry powder, but some studies suggest that it has anti-inflammatory properties. Further tests revealed the woman had a condition called autoimmune hepatitis, in which the body's immune system attacks the liver, causing inflammation and liver damage, according to the NIH.