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Turmeric Powder

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 South Africa. 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.
 
Turmeric has been known throughout the world as a seasoning that renders colour and taste to food. Today turmeric is being used all over the world as a seasoning and a health product.
 
Turmeric powder is used against inflammation, as an antiseptic, strengthens bones, and reduces skin pigmentation and stretch marks.
Specification
Single Strength Specification:
PARAMETERS                           VALUE

Product details                                Turmeric Powder

Genus/species                                Curcuma longa

Parts used                                       Rhizomes, Tubers

Grade                                             Standard

Color and appearance                     Orange

Moisture (% w/w) max Total           5

Ash (% w/w) max                           5

Acid insoluble ash (% w/w) max          1.5

Starch content, (% w/w) max                60

Curcumin content, (% w/w)                  4 to 5

Chromate test                                     Negative

Organoleptic characters                         Characteristic taste & aroma

Standard Packaging                               25 Kgs/50 Kgs Single Gunny Bags

Heath Benefits: Turmeric (Curcuma longa), the bright yellow of the spice rainbow, is a powerful medicine that has long been used in the Chinese and Indian systems of medicine as an anti-inflammatory agent to treat a wide variety of conditions, including flatulence, jaundice, menstrual difficulties, bloody urine, haemorrhage, toothache, bruises, chest pain, and colic.