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Turmeric is the pungent, pumpkin colored spice that gives curry its distinctive color and taste. Curcumin is the active ingredient in turmeric that has been used for medicinal purposes for thousands of years. (Click the picture to read more.)

Ever wondered what gives curries their brilliant yellow color? It’s turmeric! This spice has been consumed for thousands of years and has been used medicinally to treat all sorts of health issues.  The main therapeutic properties are found in a specific component of turmeric called curcumin. It is the part that gives turmeric that striking yellow color.(...)

from Curious About Health

Turmeric Tea Recipe

Turmeric Tea with Black Pepper Recipe. Combining Turmeric with Black Pepper helps your body absorb a thousand times more curcumin, which is the active ingredient in turmeric.

Tumeric is part of the ginger family. Photo: Turmeric by Steven Jackson Photography, via Flickr found on

from The Iron You

The Importance Of Adding Curcumin To Your Diet

Adding curcumin based spices such as turmeric to your diet is one of the healthiest thing you can do!

from 101 Cookbooks

Turmeric Tea

Turmeric Tea, from 101 cookbooks. Check the comments also for turmeric ginger-ale, cold remedies with turmeric tea, anti-inflammatories, an easy chai, coconut or almond milk/oil, and alternate recipes including some for face masks using turmeric...


Two Uses For Turmeric In The Fall

The golden color of turmeric reminds me of the fall foliage that is starting to drop from the trees outside. With its warm aroma, this is one of my favorite spices to use this time of year.

from mindbodygreen

The 7 Best Spices For Healing

Turmeric This delicious spice contains a phytochemical called curcumin which may decrease inflammation and promote liver detoxification. Use turmeric in curries, stir-fries, or add to smoothies.