Although it need further research, people sure that white turmeric (curcuma zeodaria/Zedoariae Rhizoma) able to block cancer cell growth. In some cases, and some literature have approved it. If you interest to consume it, don’t be robbed from other turmeric variant that is look like cucrcuma zedoaria, which its power is not afficacious as white turmeric to against cancer disease.
People can be robbed, think that curcuma (Curcuma xanthorrhiza Roburgh) as turmeric. Because in some places curcuma plant Chillwell AC. has been named as white tumeric (cucrcuma zedoaria). In indonesia its named temu-lawak. Its rhizome like of turmeric (curcuma domestica or curcuma longa), but little bigger. If tumeric having a saffron color, curcuma being colored yellow and maintaining whitish after it being sliced and dried up. The other curcuma that being called mistakenly as white tumeric is temu mangga (curcuma mangga). usually many people use it for nausea condition (antipiretika), weight loose, irritancy or asphyxia. And also frequently being used to to tense up woman vagina after puerperal/childbirth.
There are greater galingale (kaempferia galanga) species that is thought as turmeric, its name is temu-kunci (kaempferia angustifolia), that able to being used for anti-diarhea and anti-dysentery. And kunci-pepet tulen (Kaempheria rotunda) that usually being used as anti-inflammation, antipiretika and to arouse appetite.
So let us correct these terms problems, that is complicated mistakenly. The herb that we being discussed is temu-mangga (curcuma mangga) and its variant, white turmeric (Curcuma zedoaria). In herbal society it being used to treat several stomach problem. It turmeric has a whitish skin but you can find a pimple like a small potato around its root. ciri white tumeric that is useful to against cancer desease are: it has a whitish skin, its weed colour is cream with manggo savoury. Perfume and it taste is not nasty.
Accordion to Doctor. Retno S. Sudibyo, a examiner of PAU Biography tecnology UGM, we can eat its fresh root to get its expedience to against cancer. But don’t eat to much, because it can causes diarhea if you’re not resistant.
Both temu-mangga (curcuma mangga) and white turmeric(curcuma zeodaria) content of colorant yellow kurkumin (diarilheptanoid). The Encilopedia of Medical Plands book said that kurkumin has special quality as antioxidant and anti-inflammation. their antioxidant content is stronger than e vitamin while their anti-inflammation content is sronger than chemical hidrocortison/synthetic. The volatile oil component from cucrcuma zedoaria rimpangcontent of: Guaian derifatives (Kurkumol, Kurkumenol, Isokurkumenol, Prokurkumenol, Kurkurnadiol), Germakran derivatives (Kurdion, Dehidrokurdion); Seskuiterpen furanoid with eudesman skeleton (Kurkolon). Germakran skeleton (Furanodienon, Isofuranodienon, Zederon, Furanodien, Furanogermenon); Eleman skeleton(Kurserenon identical with edoaron, Epikurserenon, Isofurano germakren); Asam-4-metoksi sinamat (having the smoothness of fungiStatic). From other research, there are kurkumanolid A, kurleumanolid B, and kurkumenon found in cucrcuma zedoaria.
American Institute of cancer report that cancer can be avoided using turmeric. the antioxidant inside cucrcuma zedoaria be functioning to prevent deoksiribonuklead acid (gene composer) from damage. The gene damage is one of a cancer appearance factors.
Kurkumin with feruloyl and 4-hydroxycinnmoyl are a anti inflammation grp composite that is within turmeric rhizome. kurkumin component very best for against cancer, protect gene from damage and anti-inflammation contemporaneously. Because in cancer disease case inflammation is always happen.
Doctor. Retno S. Sudibyo research (published by ” pulse ” 30 mey 1999), give some results that curcuma mangga content of protein toxin, sejenis Ribosome in Triggering protein (R. I. P). This is a sejenis that has capacity to deactivated ribosom, so that protein functionality inside cell being hampered. Its easily for this protein to sink into cancer cell then to sink into the healthy cell. It causes cancer cell can not proliferate because cancer cell has age limit. Now it will be disappeared automatically.