Organic Turmeric rootThe name of turmeric (plant curcuma longa), comes from the Arabic word which means kurkum saffron It is often used in dishes such as rice dishes, chicken, pulses to give flavor, aroma and to provide color to dishes.
The flavor of turmeric is a bit intense, looks like the taste of ginger and gives color to mustard.
It is one of the most powerful anti-inflammatory spices, its ingredient curcumin is related with the effect of cortisone.
The main therapeutic properties is that it lowers cholesterol, sugar levels by strengthening the body's immune system.
Turmeric is an antioxidant wich has been linked to the prevention of diabetes , protection against Alzheimer's disease, relieve of arthritis and deceleration of liver damage leading to cirrhosis of the liver.
According to recent research, it seems that turmeric has anti-cancer properties.
The use of turmeric is contraindicated during pregnancy and in women with uterine bleeding.