Traditionally called "yellow root" because of it comes from the root of the Curcuma longa plant and has a tough brown skin and a deep orange flesh. It was regularly used throughout history as a condiment, healing remedy and textile dye. Turmeric is best known as the spice that gives curry powder its distinctive colour. It has a warm aroma, bright colour, and gingery/peppery taste, which are relied upon in cooking throughout Asia. Just sprinkle it on vegetables or mix it into dressings. Our turmeric also has a significantly higher amount of Curcumin than other leading brands (Curcumin has powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties).Healthy and delicious - add turmeric to your diet and reap the benefits! TRY WITH: Curries, Vegetables, Rice, Lentils, Beans, Soups, Salad Dressings, Scrambles, Meats, Smoothies, Teas, and more!