Turmeric

Super Food

Turmeric is a plant native to South Asia. The dried and powdered rhizome is a very popular spice. It’s one of the main ingredients of “cari,” an omnipresent blend of spices in Indian cuisine. In Asia, turmeric was added to foods in order to retain their freshness, flavor, and nutritional value. So long before the era of synthetic preservatives, turmeric has played a crucial role. Maybe it’s King of the super-foods? 

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Turmeric

Associated Nutrients - Turmeric

  • Iron
  • Manganese

Associated Qualities - Turmeric

  • Antioxidant
  • Antiseptic
  • Removes the toxins
  • Helps drain and heal liver, stomach, and intestine
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Treats osteoarthritis and tendonitis
  • Reduces bad cholesterol