What is Turmeric?

Turmeric is a plant from the ginger family. Turmeric comes from the root of the Curcuma longa plant and has a tough brown skin and a deep orange flesh. There are also other variations of Turmeric such as Oleoresin turmeric which is mostly used in batter for breads, crackers, crumbs and coatings.

Health Benefits

Turmeric (Curcuma longa), the bright yellow of the spice rainbow, is a powerful medicine that has long been used in the Chinese and Indian systems of medicine as an anti-inflammatory agent to treat a wide variety of conditions, including flatulence, jaundice, menstrual difficulties, bloody urine, hemorrhage, toothache, bruises, chest pain, and colic. [1]