The richest source of curcumin, the health benefits of curcumin are being extolled worldwide of late. Excellent anti bacterial, useful for throat ailments like cough, treatment of jaundice and skin ailments. Turmeric Mala is astrologically significant and worn to gain victory over adversaries such as in law suits. Believed to reduce stress and anxiety. Note: Natural turmeric imparts a natural yellow color, so it would stain your clothes and color your skin (which of course washes off after a bath). The good thing is that it is known for its beneficial effects to skin health. Length: 38 cms, well knotted and with a tassel Bead Size : 7-8 mm.