This wonder herb has taken the center stage of healing not only during the current pandemic but in normal lifestyle too. It will not be wrong to quote this wonder spice as “ Yellow Gold”. There are references to turmeric in Vedas and mythologies such as Haridrāmrutha – The Elixir.
Turmeric (Curcuma Longa) is a tropical rhizome native to South Asia. It’s a member of the ginger family with thick finger-like roots, Turmeric termed as a wonder spice is a part of every Indian household.
There are several varieties of turmeric grown in India and around the world. It normally takes 8 – 9 months to harvest the crop. Traditionally the cleaned rhizomes are boiled in water. This boiling process normally lasts for one hour. Later the boiled rhizomes are dried in the sun. The price of these dried turmeric fingers varies depending on the curcumin content present in it ranging from 2% to 12%.
Curcumin – An active ingredient in boosting immunity
Curcumin is a bright yellow chemical produced by plants of the Curcuma Longa spices. This is the principle of curcuminoid of turmeric. Research suggests that curcumin can help in the management of oxidative and inflammatory conditions, metabolic syndrome, arthritis, anxiety, and hyperlipidemia among others. Worldwide intense studies are being conducted to prove that curcumin helps in improving heart health and preventing Alzheimer’s & Cancer.
The medicinal value/content of this herb has numerous medical benefits as reported in many research papers and medical journals.
Wild Turmeric powder is used in cuisines around the globe for its bright yellow color, taste, aroma, and flavor. Apart from applying this antibacterial herb on the skin, especially on the face, milk added with Kasturi turmeric powder is consumed regularly by health-conscious masses.
Haldi – Magical Roots
The use of turmeric dates back nearly 4000 years to the Vedic culture. Most Indian recipes will always have a common ingredient i.e a “Pinch of organic Haldi powder”.
Helps Your Liver Detox –
When our liver and blood are nice and clean, the rest of the body smiles.
Turmeric on center stage
From Ancient Medicine to Modern Health consciousness. Until the last decade or so, most people in Europe or the USA did not keep organicHaldi powder on their spice rack. Today, a growing number of positive scientific studies have made pure turmeric powder so desirable that it’s available in every grocery store; every health food store now carries turmeric or curcumin capsules.
Nutritionists and health cooks add raw turmeric to their smoothies, cooking adventurists just play with it until the food tastes good. It is exciting that science is validating wild turmeric’s powder benefits, known to Ayurveda practitioners for thousands of years.
Turmeric – benefits for skin
Not only does this spice have amazing healing properties, but it is also a great beauty product. It turns out Indian brides have long used pure turmeric powder as a head-to-toe body scrub and face mask to brighten skin before their weddings. Side effects of applying organic turmeric powder on the face have not been reported adversely to date.
Healthy fibers pure turmeric powder is produced from Lakadong Turmeric roots grown in the West Jaintia Hills of Meghalaya. It has an exceptionally high curcumin content which is around 10-12% making this one of the best organic turmeric powders offered in the market. Stone is ground in a low circular motion to keep the temperature low thus preserving all the natural nutrients and medicinal benefits.