Sometimes, you even raise an enigmatic smile, then carry on, your tumeric yellow sari swinging beneath a three-quarter-length gray raincoat.
Ayurvedic practitioners suggest gargling with a mixture of water, salt, and tumeric (Curcuma longa) powder or astringents such as alum, sumac, sage, and bayberry (Myrica spp.).
Anti-inflammatories such as bromelain (a proteolytic enzyme from pineapples) and tumeric (Curcuma longa) may also be helpful.
Stored tobacco is liable to be attacked and ruined by the " cigarette beetle," a cosmopolitan insect of very varied tastes, feeding not only on dried tobacco of all kinds, including snuff, but also on rhubarb, cayenne pepper, tumeric, ginger, figs and herbarium specimens.