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7 Reasons to Eat More Turmeric

7 Reasons to Eat More Turmeric

Turmeric (Curcu longa) is a member of the ginger family and is cultivated from the rhizomes (roots) of a flowering plant from India and South East Asia. A staple in Middle Eastern and South East Asian cuisine, Turmeric has long been used in Ayurvedic medicine to treat a range of illnesses. Turmeric was first used in the western world as a fabric dye and only in recent years studies have been conducted on curcumin (the substance in turmeric that gives…

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