Turmeric is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial plant of the ginger family grown in the hilly slopes of the North Eastern States. While turmeric is a flavorsome spice that is nutritious to consume, it has also traditionally been used in Ayurvedic medicine to treat inflammatory conditions, skin diseases, wounds, digestive ailments, and liver conditions.
Health Benefits: Essential oil and curcuminoid components present in Turmeric are of immense value. Curcuminoid is a phytochemical compound of various other constituents such as curcumin (diferuloylmethane), demethoxy-curcumin, and bisdemethoxycurcumin. Clinically proven anti-oxidative, anti-inflammatory, anti-carcinogenic, anti-mutagenic, anti-microbial, antiviral, and anti-parasitic properties. It is known for skin care and health food ingredients capable of preventing or retarding a number of illnesses.