Tumeric

Tumeric

From curing ulcers and preventing heart diseases to being a common ingredient in dishes, Turmeric is one of nature’s most special gifts. This magnificent spice not just makes your food get a unique taste, but is also one of the best natural medicines in the world. This is precisely why turmeric has always been and will continue to remain in high demand all across the globe.

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DESCRIPTION

The dried root of Curcuma longa plant of the ginger family, Turmeric is native to the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia. Being perennial and Rhizomatous, it requires between 20-30 degree Celsius and a good amount of annual rainfall to grow. The rhizomes are collected every year. They are either used as it is or boiled in water and dried. They are then powdered into an orange-yellow powder.

 

SPECIFICATION

Product Name Turmeric
Origin Indian sub-continent and Southeast Asia
Family Zingiberaceae
Binomial name Curcuma longa

 

FEATURES & CHARACTERISTICS

Color Orange-yellow
Taste and Smell Bitter taste with mildly aromatic orange/ginger smell
Quality

 

INGREDIENTS

Nutrients 29 Calories
2.1 gm fiber
6.31 gm carbohydrates
Minerals Iron
Potassium
Manganese
Vitamins Vitamin C
Protein 0.91 gm
Fats 0.31 gm

 

USES & BENEFITS

Turmeric is a spice known to have multiple uses and health benefits. Let’s take a look at some of the common ones –

 

USES :

  • Culinary Culinary –   Turmeric in the powdered form is used as a spice in a number of various dishes across the planet.
  • Culinary Dye –   The golden yellow color of turmeric is used as a dye.
  • Culinary Indicator –   It is used as a chemical indicator to test for acidity and alkalinity.
  • Culinary Medicinal –   As a plant with medicinal values, Curcuma has plenty of use in home remedies and ayurvedic treatment.

 

TURMERIC USES & BENEFITS :

  • Anti-inflammatory medicine Anti-inflammatory medicine
  • Anti-inflammatory medicine Pain reliever
  • Anti-inflammatory medicine Antioxidant
  • Anti-inflammatory medicine Cancer treatment
  • Anti-inflammatory medicine Digestion

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