If you love Indian food, you recognize the rich, deep-yellow color found in any modern Indian curry dish. Tumeric has been a go-to item for thousands of years in India, China and Indonesia, not only as a food and a dye, but also as a curative herb. While the use of Tumeric dates back to the 7th century, the herb’s natural healing ability continues to gather attention as modern sientific research validates its potency and popularity among modern wellness advocates in Asia, Europe and North America.
Found primarily in Soutern Asia, turmeric is a perennial plant and member of the ginger family. Fully grown, it reaches heights of five to six feet and boasts deep, dark yellow trumpet shaped flowers. However, it’s the root of the plant that boiled, dried and ground into that familiar yellow powder.
Historically, holistic medicine dictated the use of turmeric for a long list of…
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