Kasturi Turmeric | Make turmeric Face mask with Kasthuri Manjal(curcuma aromatica) at home

Kasturi Turmeric - A widely used natural ingredient in cosmetic herbal medicines which has a unique flavor. It can effectively prevent pimples and give natural fairness to the skin. In Tamil Nadu, most of the ladies apply this on skin daily while taking bath. It is common especially in south regions of Tamil Nadu. People mostly make kasturi Turmeric powder and keep it an airtight container for easy usage. Ladies who apply Kasturi Turmeric daily on their face do not need chemical fairness creams and creams to fight pimples and acnes.

Where you can buy Kasturi Tumeric?

Super markets, Organic stores, Naatu marundhu kadai, Online stores. Previously Kasturi Turmeric was used as one of the ingredients in face creams. Due to its effectiveness and the interest among youngsters to go natural, many brands have started selling pure kasturi turmeric powder.

Kasturi Turmeric in different languages:

Kasturi Turmeric is called Kasthuri Manjal(In Tamil). It is called as Aromatic Turmeric and Wild Turmeric(In English). Scientific Name is Curcuma Aromatica. It is called as Jangli haldi in Hindi, Ran Halad in Marati, Kasthuri pasupa in Telugu, Kasthuri Arishina in Kannada, Kasthoori Manjal in Malayalam, Zedoari in Gujarati. In India, it is popularly known in the name of Kasturi Turmeric. It is widely known as Wild Turmeric in World.

Beauty Benefits of Kasturi Turmeric powder:

1. Fair and Glowing skin:

You cannot understand how much your skin can glow by using this kasturi turmeric unless you try it once. Just apply it on one day. You will love the fairness and glow it gives to your face. When you continuously use it, your face will be ever glowing and fair.

2. Treats skin tanning:

In our native place, we apply kasturi turmeric for face, hands and legs, the parts which are exposed to sun. It prevents you from getting tanned. It is a good home remedy to get rid of skin tanning. Even if you are tanned so much, you can get rid of tanning completely in few days of application of kasturi turmeric powder.

3. Prevents acne and acne scars:

You cannot spot pimples, acne and acne scars on the people who use kasturi turmeric daily. Buying good quality turmeric powder is important to reap the full benefits of kasturi turmeric powder. You can buy it in whole form and you can make your own kasturi manjal powder at home. The recipe is shared at the end of the article.

4. Removes unwanted hair from face and skin:

Regular usage of kasturi turmeric helps to remove unwanted facial hair. Ladies who use kasturi turmeric daily will not have more hair in this skin. It is also one of the main reason for the glowing skin. It easily reduced the facial hair growth on continuous usage.

5. Does not stain much:

When it comes to beauty, Kasturi Turmeric is the one which is widely used. Normal turmeric which we use for daily cooking is not preferred for application on face and skin as it stains the skin and dresses with yellow color. Kasturi turmeric powder does not stain like normal turmeric powder. But it is too good for your skin and face. When there is a natural ingredient to keep you glowing without much staining, there is no need to run behind chemical products.

Kasturi Turmeric Face Mask recipe:

Today I am going to share you a wonderful recipe for the turmeric face pack with the great Kasthuri Manjal/Kasthuri Turmeric which is going to be a secret behind your glowing skin soon. It will also surely increase your fairness.

Find out how to make turmeric face mask with Kasthuri Manjal (curcuma aromatica) at your home. It is very effective to treat acne and other skin problems. It has good antiseptic and anti bacterial properties which helps to keep your skin problem free. 

Turmeric Face mask with Kasthuri Manjal:


Kasthuri  Manjal/Kasthuri turmeric(curcuma aromatica) - 200g
Virali Manjal(Curcumin) - 50g
Poola Kilangu(White Turmeric) - 50g
Koshtam(Wild or Spiral Ginger)-25g
Rose Petals - 100g
Vetiver(Chrysopogon Zizanioides) - 50g
Vilamichai Ver(Pleactranthus Vettiveroides) - 50g
Muttamanjal - 150g

Turmeric Face mask with Kasthuri Manjal:


Dry all the ingredients well and make it a fine powder in a machine in grinding mill.

Apply this turmeric mask daily to get a fair complexion. It will not make your face yellowish like normal turmeric powder. 

How to use kasturi Turmeric powder?

1. You can apply it on your face and all over your skin while bathing. Leave it for a minute and wash your face well with water.

2. You can take a little amount of turmeric powder and mix with curd. Apply this on your face. Leave it for 20 minutes and wash off. 

Regular application of this kasthuri manjal powder will lighten your face, make your skin glowing and prevent skin problems. You can avoid pimples, acne, dark spots, blemishes and almost all skin problems.


1. Some people might have allergy to kasthuri manjal. Those people can do a patch test before using this powder.

2. Do not apply it for boys since turmeric is well known for removing facial hair.

Check out the other interesting homemade face packs/masks:

Orange peel face mask

Neem Face Pack
Curd and rice powder face scrub
Gram Flour face mask

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  1. I have acne pron skin and I hope this will ne good remedy for my skin problems.... what is spiral ginger and where can i get it am in coim

    1. It is available in most of the naatu marundhu kadai.

  2. I have acne pron skin and I hope this will ne good remedy for my skin problems.... what is spiral ginger and where can i get it am in coim