Turmeric or curcurmin is touted as one of those natural occurring substances imbued with certain healing properties. Several years ago while dealing with the effects of Plaquenil, I discovered it seemed to be helpful in alleviating some of my visual changes—but perhaps it was due to time.
However, it is always fun to see exactly WHERE the stuff comes from.
In the McGovern Garden in Houston, I photographed these lovely purple flowers.
Here is a closeup;
While on family reunion last month, my husband became acquainted with a phone app–that identifies flowers from photos—–a fun activity for science/botanical/wildlife interested persons.
This is curcurmin.
And now you know.