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Turmeric Whole


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Description

Turmeric is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial plant of the ginger family, Zingiberaceae. Turmerics is native to Southeast Asia. The Major producers of Turmeric are India, Pakistan, China, Haiti, Jamaica, Peru, Taiwan, and Thailand.

Description:

The Turmeric is generally used as a coloring and flavoring agent in many cuisines, especially for curries, as well as for dyeing. Turmeric has a warm, bitter, pepper like flavor and earthy, mustard like aroma. The color of turmeric is due to the Rhizomes, present in this. Apart from use in food, they are used for cosmetics purposes and for medicinal properties from our ancient time.

Storage:

The Dried Turmeric will keep almost indefinitely if they should be kept in airtight container and store in a cool, dark, and dry place. While Fresh turmeric will stay fresh for up to one years, by keeping it in a fridge after wrapped in paper bag loosely.

Uses:

Turmeric is one of the key ingredients in many dishes worldwide, imparting a mustard like, earthy aroma and pungent, slightly bitter flavor to foods. It is used as an agent to impart a golden yellow color in many products such as canned beverages, baked products, dairy products, ice cream, yogurt, yellow cakes, orange juice, biscuits, popcorn color, cereals, sauces, and gelatin.

Health Benefits:

There are many Health’s Benefits mentioned below,

  • Act As Anti Inflammatory Agent
  • Natural Pain Killer
  • Work As Anti-oxidants
  • Improve Digestion
  • Improve Skin
  • Treat Pancreas
  • Treat Arthritis
  • Improve Bone Health
  • Treat Thalassemia
  • Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Prevents Oral Ulcer
  • Cures Cough
  • Help Weight loss
  • Promote Heart health
  • Control Blood Sugar
  • Cures Asthma
  • Reduce Urinary Infection
  • Prevent Cancer
  • Lower Blood Pressure

Nutritional Value of Turmeric:

Nutritional Value of  Turmeric contains per 100gms is mentioned below:

Energy                                 354 kcal

Carbohydrates                   64.9g

Fiber         21.1 g

Fat                                        9.9 g

Protein                                 7.8 g

Vitamins

Thiamine (B1)                    0.2 mg

Riboflavin (B2)                  0.2 mg

Niacin (B3)                         5.1 mg

Vitamin B6                          1.8 mg

Folate (B9)                          39 mcg

Vitamin C                            25.9 mg

Vitamin E                            3.1 mg

Vitamin K                            13.4 mg

Choline                                49.2 mg

Betaine                                 9.7 mg

Minerals

Calcium                                183 mg

Iron                                       41.4 mg

Magnesium                          193 mg

Manganese                           7.8 mg

Copper                                  0.6 mg

Phosphorus                         268 mg

Potassium                            2525 mg

Sodium                                 38 mg

Selenium                              4.5 mcg

Zinc                                       4.3 mg

Properties:

Shape:  Oblong

Size:  5-10 cm

Color:  Yellow to orange

Taste:  Bitter and Mustardy flavor

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