The Turmeric nutrition supplement is known for its distinct yellow color and association with Curry. With potentially over 600 health benefits to this product used as both a spice and medicinal herb it is becoming ever more popular to the supplement market and those looking for a more holistic solution to everyday problems.
The turmeric Supplement comes from the root of the Curcuma longa plant and has a tough brown skin and a deep orange flesh. This herb has a very interesting taste and aroma. Its flavor is peppery, warm and bitter while its fragrance is mild yet slightly reminiscent of orange and ginger, to which it is related.
Turmeric was traditionally called Indian saffron since its deep yellow-orange color is similar to that of the prized saffron. It has been used throughout history as a condiment, healing remedy and textile dye.