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Kauai Botanicals

Olena

Regular price $12.00 USD
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Organic Kauai grown dried Olena (Turmeric)

Description

This humble root, was one of the two dozen plants brought to Hawai`i by early Polynesian settlers. Olena is best known throughout the world as Turmeric, a member of the ginger family. A delicious spice used for culinary purposes all over the world, Olena adds a spicy hint to any dish. Olena is a powerful anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory, making it as medicinal as it is delicious. Traditionally, sinus and ear problems can be treated with the juice extracted from the pounded root, though users should be aware that there is a mild burning sensation when first applied.

 Effects

- Anti-oxidant

- Stabilize blood sugar

Reduce inflammation

- Treats sinus and ear infections

- Aid digestion 

Directions

- Add to a custom tea blend 

- Use as a culinary spice

- Tincture

Dose

Olena is safe even in high doses. Dose according to taste and preference.

 

*1oz and 2oz pictured above