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Re: Similarities elsewhere?
Apr 02, 2013, 15:59
Littlestone wrote:
No, it comes from the wood (and can also be used medicinally). Turmeric also has insecticidal properties and is similar in colour (though brighter than Amur cork tree). Large cotton bags for storing folding screens are often dyed with turmeric.

Fresh turmeric , (not easy to wash off ) is getting much easier to come by these days , brilliant colour .
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