Latin Name: Curcuma longa syn. Curcuma rotunda, Amomum curcuma
Plant Family: Zingiberaceae
Other Names: Indian Saffron, Turmeric Root, Indian Yellow Root, Curcuma, Curcumin, Curcumine, Gelbwurz, Halada, Haldi, Haridra, Kurkum, Kharkoum, Pian Jiang Huang, Safran des Indes, Tomerik, Túrmerik, Wong Geung Fun & Yu Jin.
Curcumin: Did you know that our Turmeric contains a natural active ingredient called Curcumin? As curcumin is a natural ingredient, the level of curcumin can change from batch to batch. The average percentage of curcumin normally ranges from 2 – 5%. We test for the curcumin levels in our turmeric, so if you want to know the exact percentage of curcumin in our current batch of turmeric, please contact customer services at firstname.lastname@example.org
Description: Turmeric doesn’t just bring deep flavour and colour to food and drink… This remarkable ingredient is loved by health-conscious customers thanks to a nutritious ingredient called curcumin. (Don’t get us started on how much selfcare and cosmetic fans adore this spice). Everyone loves the earthy, peppery flavours, magnificent colour and health benefits this essential spice has to offer!
Add this spice to curries, soups, stews, sauces and marinades and any dish you wish to colour yellow (such as rice). Turmeric can even be used as a substitute for saffron and is one of the traditional ingredients used to give piccalilli its yellow colouring. Try packing turmeric into capsules for a healthy homemade supplement, create a healthy glass of golden milk, blend into smoothies and don’t forget the turmeric tea!
Shelf life of two years provided that goods are stored in an airtight container in ambient conditions.