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Benefits of Turmeric
Turmeric is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial plant of the ginger family, Zingiberaceae.
1. Turmeric powder
Turmeric is a bright yellow powder made by dry grinding of mature turmeric rhizomes (underground stems).
2. Use of turmeric
The use of turmeric for coloring and flavoring food, for cosmetic purposes and for medicinal properties dates back to the ancient Vedic culture of India. Used in almost all Indian curries, this spice has almost no calories and zero cholesterol.
3. Health Benefits of Turmeric
The wide range of turmeric health benefits come mainly from its main ingredient,curcumin.
4. Other Benefits
It is rich in dietary fiber, iron, potassium, magnesium and vitamin B6.
5. Anti Oxidant
Turmeric is highly therapeutic and is used in various drugs and pharmaceutics mainly because of its immunity boosting and anti-oxidant properties.


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