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Turmeric Root


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60 Capsules $15.00
Botanical Name: Curcuma longa
Product Code: 018
Plant Part: Curcuma longa
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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.
Common Uses:
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.
Its botanical name Cymbopogon comes from the Greek kumbe meaning 'boat' and pogon meaning 'beard', which alludes to the shape of its flower. It has been used by the indigenous people of South Africa as a remedy for injured feet, and is thought to have been used as an oil in their holy rites.