Turmeric powder, a bright yellow spice powder is made from dry turmeric rhizomes. Turmeric”s main ingredient is curcumin which exhibits a wide range of medicinal activities. Turmeric is useful for its colour, flavour, cosmetic and medicinal properties.
The use of turmeric dates back to nearly 3000 years ago to the ancient Vedic culture of India. Since then, it has been used as an important spice, beauty products and in spiritual ceremonies. The flavour of turmeric powder is slightly peppery giving a warm sensation in the mouth.