Spicely Organic Turmeric Description
Spicely® Organic Spices
The mouth-watering flavor symphony of Spicely Organic Turmeric Ground is often described as a versatile, peppery, mustard-like spice with an almost earthy scent. In soups, stews, braises, your favorite savory dishes, and smoothies (when used in moderation) you really can't go wrong.
Using at Home (Culinary uses)
Long used and best known for giving flavor and color to traditional dishes from India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan.
Try mixing in a pinch with your scrambled eggs, adding a dash to a pot of quinoa or rice, or using it with other spices to create your own curry-style dish.
Don't be afraid to get creative!
Turmeric is a potent anti-inflammatory and has been used for millennia as a treatment for arthritis and other conditions which cause pain and inflammation.
It is also well known for its ability to soothe stomach and other digestive issues including ulcers.
Turmeric works as an antioxidant, is beneficial for heart health, the kidneys, and for healing wounds.
Promising new research shows that it may also help with depression and many more ailments.
This deep orange-colored root-like portion of the plant has long been used for medicinal, culinary, and dyeing purposes.
Our turmeric comes from the plant native to southwest India, where it has been cultivated for its rhizome (underground stem) for thousands of years.
Turmeric is widely used throughout Asia, first seen as a culinary spice in India about 4000 years ago.
It quickly caught on in neighboring China and Africa, even making it's way to Jamaica around 300 years ago.
In medieval Europe turmeric was known as "Indian saffron" and often used as an alternative in many recipes.
Turmeric has also enjoyed status as a holy plant among the peoples of Asia.
Hindu monks traditionally wear robes dyed with turmeric and it is used as an offering in religious ceremonies by many cultures.