Turmeric - The still exotic spice

Turmeric, also called turmeric, is native to India. The orange-yellow powder is traditionally used as a spice, remedy and even as a dye for textiles and paper in both India and Pakistan.

Turmeric - exotic spice with special healing power

Because of its important cultural importance, turmeric has been revered as a sacred plant in India for millennia.

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Turmeric is obtained from the Curcuma Longa plant, which is related to ginger. The Curcuma Longa plant needs temperatures between 20 and 30 degrees Celsius and a lot of rain in order to thrive.

The deep orange pulp of the Curcuma Long plant root gives turmeric its characteristic color. To make turmeric, the roots of the turmeric longa plant are dried in hot ovens and then ground into a fine powder. "Turmeric - the still exotic spice" read more