Medicinal Uses of Kasturi Turmeric : 1. Antitussive Properties (relieves cough): A small pinch of kasthuri turmeric powder mixed in hot water can be taken for treating cough very very effectively. 2. Antioxidant Properties: Kasthuri manjal has wonderful antioxidant properties and it helps fight off free radical damage which is one of the major reasons for premature ageing of the skin and body. 3. Mosquito Repellent Properties: Kasturi turmeric when applied externally have amazing mosquito repellent properties and greatly reduces mosquito bites. 4. Anti Cancer & Anti Tumor Properties: Kasturi turmeric water extract reduces the growth of tumor and cancer cells when taken internally. 5. Kidney Protective Properties: Not only the kasturi turmeric rhizomes but the leaf also has medicinal properties. The water extract of the leaves have nephroprotective properties. 6. Wound Healing Properties: Kasthuri turmeric has wonderful wound healing properties and has been traditionally used for it. Here in our village, we apply turmeric poultice for small scrapes and wounds and usually they heal very quickly. 7. Anti Inflammatory Properties: Kasthuri manjal has amazing anti inflammatory properties and when you apply kasturi turmeric on the affected area, it reduces the inflammation very effectively and quickly. 8. Antimelanogenic Properties: Another marvelous medicinal use of kasturi turmeric is it protects our skin against UV radiation thus preventing melanin production which is the leading cause of skin pigmentation and tanning. Kasturi Manjal Skin & Face Benefits: Due it''s amazing anti bacterial, anti inflammatory, wound healing and antimelanogenic properties kasturi manjal has wide uses for skin and face care. Each variety of turmeric have their own uses and health benefits but when it comes to external applications, wild turmeric is the king. Wild turmeric treats a wide variety of skin diseases and traditionally has been used for treating acne and acne scars, for unwanted hair removal, eczema, hyper pigmentation, dark circles, pimples, skin whitening (lightens spots and scars) and for glowing skin. How to use kasturic turmeric for skin care? The best way to use kasturi tumeric for skin care is in the form of face packs and bath powders. It can be used for both oily and dry skin. If you have dry skin, use it along with conditioning ingredients like curd or milk. If you have oily skin, use it along with rose water. Difference Between Turmeric & Kasturi Turmeric? The main difference between kasthuri manjal from other variety of turmerics is it does not stain the skin like the regular turmeric, and is also very fragrant than the normal turmeric.