Organic Turmeric Powder-16 ozs.
Turmeric Powder (Raw & Organic) 16 oz. Turmeric is an amazingly powerful anti-oxidant, more powerful then vitamin E..
Turmeric (Curcuma longa) has is a large-leaved herb, closely related to ginger. It is cultivated in tropical countries for the thick, rounded, underground stems or rhizomes, which constitute the spice, turmeric. Turmeric contains an oil, which consists in part of curcumin, which on oxidation is changed into vanillin, the active principle in vanilla. Curcumin is the yellow pigment of turmeric which gives curry dishes its yellow color and flavor.
Turmeric is the key spice in curry. Curcumin has been used in both the Indian (Ayurvedic) and Chinese Medicine systems for thousands of years. Curcumin studies have shown it to possess the following properties: antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-platelet, cholesterol - lowering antibacterial and anti-fungal effects. It contains a mixture of powerful antioxidant phytonutrients known as curcuminoids.
Tumeric has been used for thousands of years by Indian Women to make their skin beautiful and blemish free.
Many studies have shown the antioxidant and anti-inflammatory powers of curcuminoids in the herb turmeric. In a double-blind test, people with rheumatoid arthritis who received curcumin extract benefited greatly without side effects. In another study, 10 people who received 500 mg of curcumin extract every day for a week had a measurable lowering of free radicals in their body. Still other medical studies have shown that curcumin, with its curcuminoids, can help maintain normal cell growth.
Use this to round out your raw creations. Make yourself a Plaintain Salad using Plaintain, red bell pepper, incan berries, shallots, lime juice, cilantro, turmeric powder and sea salt. Also use in smoothies and soups, goes great with kale.
Use in curry
Great in kale salads!