Believed to have originated in India over 5,000 years ago,Turmeric Organic from Wayanad, India has long been used for cooking and medical purposes, as well as in textile dyes. Harvested from the root of a flowering plant and then dried and ground into a fine powder, local Keralan folklore mention the fineness of Wayanadan Turmeric and liken its appearance & quality to the legendary warrior princesses of bygone years.
Curcumin, the main active ingredient in Turmeric, has demonstrated powerful anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, and antioxidant effects in many scientific studies and its potential health benefits include boosting liver function and brain health, and possibly delaying or even reversing many brain diseases and age-related disorders such as Alzheimer's.
Our Turmeric from Wayanad, India is fresh from farms in turmeric's original birthplace and has significantly higher concentrations of Circumin -- giving you the maximum potential benefits of this remarkable spice.
Tip: Curcumin is poorly absorbed into the bloodstream but consuming it with black pepper can help boost its absorption and health benefits.
Wow! That's Interesting: While not fully studied or validated in human trials, Turmeric is showing promise as an aid in the race to control the spread of COVID-19. A recent study published in Frontiers of Pharmacology found that curcumin with piperine (black pepper)could be an effective adjuvant therapy for the treatment of COVID-19.
NOTE: The information on this website is not intended to be construed as medical advice and is intended for educational and informational purposes only. We are simply sharing and linking to the latest information from studies that have been published in highly credible peer-reviewed journals. We always recommend consulting your physician or a qualified health professional regarding the management of any health conditions and/or before starting or making drastic changes to your diet.
In India turmeric is always added at the beginning of the cooking process and sautéed with other aromatics such as onions, ginger and garlic. This allows the release of Curcumin, which is fat soluble.
Fantastic for preparing traditional Indian and Southeast Asian dishes, and is a fantastic ingredient for curries, rice, specialty breads, and drinks.
- Savory:;Saag Paneer, Biryani Chicken, Turmeric Chicken, and Indian Curries;
- Sweets: Golden Turmeric Ice Cream, Turmeric Ginger Cookies, Mango & Turmeric Cupcakes, Sfouf, and Cinnamon Rolls;
- Drinks: Turmeric Hot Chocolate, Turmeric tea or Turmeric latte (also called Golden Milk), and Turmeric Mango Smoothies
Used mainly in Southeast Asian & Middle Eastern dishes and figures most prominently in Indian Cuisine (where 80% of the word's Turmeric is consumed).
- Indian: Used in many savory & sweet dishes.
Moroccan: Used in tagines and rice dishes and is combined with saffron to make a traditional soup called harira, and is one of the spices used to make ras-el-hanout
Turmeric Powder should be stored in a cool, dry place protected from light. Tightly close containers after each use.