ORGANIC Turmeric Root cut, Curcuma longa 2 ounces of cut root, curcuma longa
Organic Turmeric Root. Cut turmeric. You will get 2 oz of cut turmeric root chunks.
Turmeric Root Cuts, Certified Organic. Other common names are Indian saffron and curcumin. Jiang Huang is the Pin Yin name. The botanical name is Curcuma Longa.
Turmeric has a peppery, warm and bitter flavor and a mild fragrance slightly reminiscent of orange and ginger, and while it is best known as one of the ingredients used to make curry, it also gives ballpark mustard its bright yellow color.
Turmeric comes from the root of the Curcuma longa plant and has a tough brown skin and a deep orange flesh. Turmeric has long been used as a powerful anti-inflammatory in both the Chinese and Indian systems of medicine. Turmeric was traditionally called "Indian saffron" because of its deep yellow-orange color and has been used throughout history as a condiment, healing remedy and textile dye.
Health Benefits of Turmeric:
Turmeric, ground 2.00 tsp (4.40 grams) - Nutrient:
• manganese - 17%
• iron - 10%
• vitamin B - 65%
fiber - 4%
• copper - 3%
• potassium - 3%
1. A Potent, Yet Safe Anti-Inflammatory
2. An Effective Treatment for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
3. Relief for Rheumatoid Arthritis
4. Help for Cystic Fibrosis Sufferers
5. Reduce Risk of Childhood Leukemia
6. Improve Liver Function
7. Cardiovascular Protection
8. Turmeric Lowers Cholesterol
9. Protection against Alzheimer's Disease... and many more
How to Use Turmeric:
A Few Quick Serving Ideas
Add turmeric to egg salad to give it an even bolder yellow color.
Mix brown rice with raisins and cashews and season with turmeric, cumin and coriander.
Although turmeric is generally a staple ingredient in curry powder, some people like to add a little extra of this spice when preparing curries. And turmeric doesn't have to only be used in curries. This spice is delicious on healthy sautéed apples, and healthy steamed cauliflower and/or green beans and onions. Or, for a creamy, flavor-rich, low-calorie dip, try mixing some turmeric and dried onion with a little omega-3-rich mayonnaise, salt and pepper. Serve with raw cauliflower, celery, sweet pepper, jicama and broccoli florets.
Turmeric is a great spice to complement recipes that feature lentils.
Give salad dressings an orange-yellow hue by adding some turmeric powder to them.
For an especially delicious way to add more turmeric to your healthy way of eating, cut cauliflower florets in half and healthy sauté with a generous spoonful of turmeric for 5 minutes. Remove from the heat and toss with olive oil, salt and pepper to taste.
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