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Turmeric Uses & Health Benefits

27 January 2020 — Written by HerbHeals

Turmeric is a yellow color spice. In market, turmeric is available in form of powder and turmeric supplements in form of capsules. This is extracted from Rhizome called Curcuma longa, belongs to family – Zingiberaceae. The roots are used for cooking. Plants are gathered each year for their rhizomes, some for propagation in the following season and some for consumption. These are perennial, rhizomatous and herbaceous plants. The rhizomes are used fresh or boiled in water and sun dried, after which they are ground into a deep orange-yellow powder commonly used in coloring and as a flavoring agent in many Asian cuisines, especially for curries, as well as for dyeing.

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