Ayruvedic properties: tridoshahara (balancing) and sattvic
Botanical name: ‘curcuma longa’
Sacred to Hindus and indigenous to India, turmeric is an essential part of our society.
Researchers have been discovering properties in this root already familiar to Ayurveda,
such as being anti-swelling, anti-cancerous, an age abating antioxidant, a digestive enhancer,
liver protector, blood purifier, antiseptic, cholesterol buster and skin toner.
Turmeric powder can be used in innumerable ways, be it for cooking or for therapeutic reasons,
so go ahead and spice up your life.