Known for its golden yellow powder that adds vibrant color to curry dishes around the world, Turmeric is native to Southeast Asia, and cultivated in almost every part of Asia. After going through drying and grinding processes, its thick underground root produces this multi-use, age-old spice rich in antioxidants.
Turmeric extract is used in cosmetics to help protect skin from oxidative stress that leads to premature signs of aging.
DID YOU KNOW?
A sacred spice to Hindus, who use it in religious ceremonies, Turmeric has a bitter, slightly spicy and peppery taste. Used as a dye for clothing and food, it also possesses therapeutic benefits and was prescribed in traditional Indian and Chinese medicine to treat digestive and inflammatory disorders. Studies carried out in recent decades have revealed that Turmeric contains powerful antioxidants.