(Curcuma longa) Aka Haridra, Kunkuma, Tarmaret, Turmeryte and Yellow Wood. Tumeric is a plant of the Ginger family, Zingiberaceae. It is added to charms and worn in amulets for healing and protection as well as to enhance confidence, courage and strength. It is also said to increase fertility. Tumeric is widely used as a dye to colour textiles and Buddhist Monks robes in India. Organic herb 20gm, fine cut.