It is beyond doubt that turmeric has anti-septic characters. It
is an anti-bacterial too. While the green festoon
hanging on the top of the main door frame stops insects and other visible but small flying
objects from entering the room, turmeric applied on the door sill stops
bacteria or other microscopic organisms from making their way into the house. Turmeric
checks every invisible organism.
In addition, the
yellow color makes the main door colorful and is an aesthetic combination for the green festoon on the top of the doorframe.
Termaric to Threshold
Even this is an age-old practice in every house according to the Hindu culture and
tradition. Applying Turmeric on the threshold is as important as having
bath in every Indian house. Again, every one knows the reason. But the modern Indian has a
habit of ridiculing all such practices and branding them as blind beliefs or meaningless