WHAT IS TURMERIC
Turmeric is a rhizome (underground stem) of ginger family – Zingiberaceae. Its botanical name is Curcuma longa. Today it is popularly called The Golden Spice , The Spice of Life or Indian Saffron.
The use of turmeric dates back nearly 5000 years to the Vedic culture. in India, where it was used as a culinary spice and in Ayurvedic medicine.
At Turmeric Merchant, our aim is to provide our customers with natural turmeric that they can consume and lead a healthy life.
Turmeric has a lot of health benefits including but not limited to it helps relieve pain and inflammation, helps with weight loss, and remedies skin problems.
Turmeric Root Composition
A normal turmeric root contains a significant amount of moisture and other elements like carbohydrate, protein, fat, fibre, and minerals.
Uses of Turmeric
Turmeric can be used in a lot of dishes and some of those are tea, latte, smoothies, and so on. Check out our dedicated recipes page to learn how you can use turmeric in various dishes.