Turmeric - The Golden Spice
Turmeric or Haldi has been recognized in Ayurveda as a major source of benefit to the body in both prevention and treatment of many different conditions. It has been used in Indian cooking for over 3000 years. Turmeric in India has been accepted as the wonder spice in Ayurveda, the ancient Indian science of medicine. The spice that is majorly used for flavoring the curries has found applications in preventing and treating many health conditions as well.
Turmeric is the natural remedy for overall health and wellness, hence make it a routine to enjoy healthy life ahead.
Turmeric is a multipurpose ingredient, and there are countless delightful ways to add it to your diet. Deep, earthy, and pleasingly bitter, it adds depth to dishes both sweet and savoury.
Grounded turmeric is quite easy to find in every kitchen. Pure powders like RUCHI Turmeric has the most curcumin, a compound in turmeric, that contains powerful antioxidants that can soothe your stomach, relieve achy joints, and potentially help to fight a long list of diseases, including diabetes, cancer, irritable bowel syndrome and arthritis. No wonder turmeric has won a gold star as an anti-inflammatory food. Some people mix the powder with hot water to make a paste. This can be stored in a jar and can be used later to stir into drinks and dishes.
How Much Does One Need?
A drink with too much turmeric powder can change the taste from pleasing to obscure, so don’t overdo it! All you need is a small teaspoonful. The University of Maryland recommends taking in 1-3gms of ground turmeric per day, about ½ to 1½ teaspoons, or 1.5-3gms of the fresh turmeric root.