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Turmeric is a spice made from grinding the roots of the Curcuma longa plant, also called curcumin. It is a prime ingredient in curry powder and figures heavily in Asian cuisines. Because it imparts a vivid yellow color to the food it is cooked with, it is often used to color as well as flavor condiments, rice dishes and sauces.

Recently turmeric is gaining a lot of attention for its potential medicinal properties. Traditionally it has been considered a good digestive aid, and some cultures use turmeric as a dietary supplement for this reason.

Since those cultures also traditionally have a lower incident of certain cancers, such as cancer of the prostate,turmeric is now being actively studied as a cancer treatment and/or preventative, particularly for environmental cancers.

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Organic Turmeric Powder - 1LB Jar - 100% Raw w/Curcumin From India - by Jiva Organics

Organic Turmeric Powder - 1LB Jar - 100% Raw w/Curcumin From India - by Jiva Organics

by Jiva Organics

CERTIFIED USDA ORGANIC TUMERIC POWDER (CURCUMA LONGA) - 16oz (1 pound) Resealable Jar. Non-GMO. HIGH CURCUMIN CONTENT - We batch test our Turmeric Powder for Curcumin and we have a high 3%+ Curcumin content. This is the highest natural curcumin in an organic turmeric product. IMPORTED 100% RAW FROM INDIA - This jar contains certified organic, 100% raw turmeric powder harvested from turmeric plants in India. FRESHLY GROUND FROM TURMERIC ROOT - Our Turmeric powder is produced from pure turmeric rhizomes and is packed with curcumin, a strong antioxidant with powerful anti-inflammatory properties. No Colors, Additives, Preservatives, and NO ETO Treatment. Can be used for skin care and to make turmeric capsules. Also known as Tumeric, Haldi, Polvo de Turmeric, and Ground Turmeric Powder.

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Organic Turmeric Root Powder (2lb) by Naturevibe Botanicals, (2 Pack of 1lbs each) | Gluten Free & Non-GMO Verified | Contains Curcumin [Packaging May Vary]

Organic Turmeric Root Powder (2lb) by Naturevibe Botanicals, (2 Pack of 1lbs each) | Gluten Free & Non-GMO Verified | Contains Curcumin [Packaging May Vary]

by Naturevibe Botanicals

Turmeric, a plant related to ginger, is grown throughout India, other parts of Asia, and Central America. Historically, turmeric has been used in Ayurvedic medicine, primarily in South Asia. Turmeric Increases the Antioxidant Capacity. Turmeric is a common spice and a major ingredient in curry powder. Its primary active ingredients, curcuminoids, are yellow and used to color foods and cosmetics. Turmeric's underground stems (rhizomes) are dried and made into capsules, tablets, teas, or extracts. Turmeric powder is also made into a paste for skin also. Turmeric is a known powerful herb and is used for flavouring food and for cosmetic and medicinal purposes, owing to its warm fragrance and great taste!

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365 Everyday Value, Organic Turmeric, 1.41 oz

365 Everyday Value, Organic Turmeric, 1.41 oz

by Whole Foods Market

Brought to you by Whole Foods Market. Our standards are what set us apart, and our quality is what keeps us stocking pantries, fridges and freezers with the best natural and organic 365 Everyday Value products every day. Product of India. Certified Organic, Certified Kosher.

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Nutrition

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 tbsp (6g)
Amount per Serving
Calories 21Calories from Fat 5
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.6g 1%
Saturated Fat 0.2g 1%
Trans Fat ~
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 2mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 3.9g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Sugars 0.2
Protein 0.5g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 1% Iron 14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your caloric needs.

Food group

Turmeric is a member of the Spices and Herbs USDA nutritional food group.

How much does turmeric weigh?

measure grams
1 tbsp 6
1 tsp 2

In Chinese:姜黄
British (UK) term: Turmeric
en français:curcuma
en español:cúrcuma

Recipes using turmeric

There are 831 recipes that contain this ingredient.

Absolutely Perfect Palak Paneer
Aloo Ko Achar (Potato Salad)
Aloo Mathar Paratha  (Sides)
Amazing Spiced Chick Peas
Ananda's Palak Paneer
Andy's Murgh Kurma (Chicken Curry)
Banda Kopir Tarkari (Vegetables Stir Fried with Spices)
Barbecued Chicken
Beef Strips in Sweet Pepper Sauce
Berbere
Betty Carter's Refrigerator Pickles
Biryani Rice Recipe

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References

Usda nutrition data almost 5 years ago

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