Updated: Oct 27, 2020
What do you know about turmeric?
The root of the turmeric plant, (curcuma longa) has been used as a spice in India and Southeast Asia for thousands of years. It is often associated with Ayurveda and a key ingredient in various curries and dishes throughout the region. Turmeric has also been used as a dye with a beautiful yellow hue.
In terms of health benefits, turmeric has powerful anti-inflammatory properties. New studies find that many diseases are linked to chronic inflammation. Bringing inflammation down in the body is very important for overall health. Additionally, turmeric is also a strong antioxidant. Antioxidants help your body fight "free radicals" which can contribute to aging and disease.
This golden root is a powerful force and we're happy to have turmeric on our team!