CURCUMA

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 TURMERIC ROOT OR ELSE CALLED CURCUMA IS MEMBER OF THE GINGER FAMILY.

  IS USED VERY MUCH IN ORIENTAL CUISINE SINCE HUNDRED OF YEARS, IT ALWAYS HAS BEEN AN INGREDIENT IN CURRY POWDER.

USED FOR FLAVORING OF DESSERT, COLORING RICE OR SAVORY DISHES, AND SEASONING OF MILK,  SOUPS AND CURRIES.

RECENT STUDIES SHOW THAT A DIET WITH  TURMERIC AND BLACK PEPPER SUPPORTS THE INTESTINAL FUNCTION.

SCIENTIFIC NAME: CURCUMA LONGA