Botanical Name: Curcuma longa
It is a tropical flowering perennial that falls within the same family as ginger and is one of the two rhizomes to have a similar appearance in shape as ginger. Its cultivated and harvested for its roots, though its leaves are used in some food cultures. 60 Veg Capsules.
As a culinary herb, the stimulating taste of Turmeric adds zip to foods. As a healthful herbal tonic, it is said to provide warming, soothing benefits to the joints, liver, and stomach. Women also appreciate its calming benefits during periods of monthly discomfort.
Fresh turmeric's gentle carrot/ginger-like flavor lends itself well to both sweet and savory applications. It adds freshness to curries and soups, and can be pickled or fried. It's vibrant color is a wonderful addition to any dish, but can also stain clothing and porous surfaces.