kinawa people are very fond of cusines that may possess medicinal functions, an example is the well-known local Turmeric plants from the ginger family. Turmeric (or Ukon in Japanese) is a root plant, which looks very much like ordinary ginger, but with very different functions than ginger. Turmeric is rich in content of Turmeric essense oil and curcumin, as the two main active components.

As confirmed in many experiments, Turmeric excels in suppressing angiogenesis, specifically in prohibiting formation of blood vessels towards bad cells.

Turmeric also serves functions including:

Many studies have indicated that Turmeric acts excellently in fighting liver-related problems, and its anti-bad cell effects is so prominent that it has been used regularly in Asia countries.

In general, Turmeric is a good kind of natural ingredients for inebriation and liver care, so suitable for those who drinks and eats heavily or works overnight, the proven hangover relieving effects makes Turmeric a very popular health supplement in social occasions in Japan. Serving a small bag of Turmeric will be a good help in anti-inebriation for the whole night of gathering, while another small bag of Turmeric in the day after may help in reducing cholesterol and protecting stomach, while the hangover relieving effects reduce headache and other after-effects.

Unlike many other health product manufacturers, Kanehide cultivates Spring Turmeric and Autumn Turmeric within its own JAS-certified organic farm in Okinawa, guaranteeing zero heavy metal or pesticide residues. With patented extraction methods, essence from Turmeric is obtained and then treated with special enzymes to reduce bitterness and to increase readiness to be assimilate by the body, it also helps to prevent damage from gastric acid.