Turmeric is a tropical plant in the same family as ginger that has a brilliant orange color and a tough rhizome. Valued for its exceptional golden color and its flavor which resembles both ginger and pepper, Tumeric is widely used in Middle Eastern and South Asian cooking. The distinct, warm, spicy and slightly bitter taste of turmeric is widely used in savory dishes to season a variety of meat, rice and vegetable dishes.
Turmeric benefits are incredibly vast and many of these have been attributed to curcumin which is a group of very strong antioxidant compounds found in the rhizome. Curcumin is the main active ingredient in turmeric. Turmeric also provides potent anti-inflammatory properties and may also help improve symptoms of depression and arthritis. Turmeric herb is one of the top nutrients in the world, so make sure to add it to your food or your beverages... It makes a great tea!
Dried Rhizome / Cut & Sifted
TISANE "HERBAL" TEA BREW TIMES:
Ground tisane teas and tea bags - Steep 2 to 5 minutes
Loose leaf tisane teas - Steep 3-5 minutes
Root and seed-based tisane teas - Steep 6-8 minutes
*Steep in newly boiling water (212ºF) to best release the health benefits.
Fresh Turmeric Pickle
Puffed Granola (aka Turmeric Millet-nola)
Red Curry Paste
Specific: No known precautions.
General: We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications. Keep all herbs out of reach of children and pets.
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