Packaged in Food Grade, heat sealed, resealable stand up pouches. FRESH INVENTORY - We order our inventory weekly! NON GMO, NO CHEMICALS, NO ADDITIVESBotanical Name: Curcumin longa. Imported From IndiaThis is FRESH STRONG ground, very fragrant and adds great flavor and color to all your dishes. It has a distinctly earthy, slightly bitter and hot peppery flavor.It is an excellent substitute for Saffron, used to enhance and color food. Cheaper and more versatile than Saffron! Turmeric grows wild in the forests of Southeast Asia. It has become the key ingredient for many Indian, Persian, Thai and Malay dishes. Turmeric is used to protect food products from sunlight. The oleoresin is used for oil-containing products. In combination with annatto, turmeric has been used to color cheeses, yogurt, dry mixes, salad dressings, butter and margarine. It is also used to give a yellow color to some prepared mustards, canned chicken broths and other foods (often as a much cheaper replacement for SAFFRON).
Turmeric is widely used as a spice in South Asian and Middle Eastern cooking. Many Persian dishes use turmeric for the coloring of ricebottoms, as well as a starter ingredient for almost all Iranian fry ups (which typically consist of oil, onions and turmeric followed by any other ingredients that are to be included).
In Nepal, turmeric is widely grown and is extensively used in almost every vegetable and meat dish in the country for its color, as well as for its medicinal value. In South Africa, turmeric is traditionally used to give boiled white rice a golden color.
Turmeric is currently used in the formulation of some SUNSCREENS. PrecautionsKeep out of reach of children and pets. Aromatherapy should not be used as a substitution for sound medical advice obtained from your health care professional. The item "8oz Premium TURMERIC Root Powder tumeric Pure Noadditives NONGMO VEGAN" is in sale since Monday, May 05, 2014. This item is in the category "Health & Beauty\Vitamins & Dietary Supplements\Herbs & Botanicals".
The seller is "thepurpleyam" and is located in Washington. This item can be shipped to United States.