Growing ‘OLENA aka: Turmeric | Dr. Lew Abrams

growing  'OLENA aka: TURMERIC by Dr. Lew Abrams The first Polynesian sailing canoe voyagers who made it to the islands of Hawaii carried with them several key plant species they knew would help them survive in their new home. These “canoe” plants were selected for food, medicine, tools, and shelter. Olena- Curcuma Domestica, also known as turmeric, is believed to be one these useful canoe plants and has been utilized for generations as both food and medicine as well as a golden yellow dye. Turmeric has gained attention recently from natural medicine enthusiasts as over 40,000 peer reviewed research...

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