A relative of Ginger, Turmeric is well known for its bright yellow colour and strong flavour and is not only a great addition to a curry but is also considered a medicinal herb.
Curcumin is the active ingredient in Turmeric and many scientific studies have been proven of its benefits hence used for centuries in traditional Indian Ayuvedic medicine used to treat a variety of health conditions.
Turmeric is said to have strong anti-inflammatory effects, a strong antioxidant and also linked with lowering risk of brain and heart diseases as well has aiding healthy digestion.
Did you know that we produce our own Turmeric powder? Add a dash to a curry and enjoy its warm slightly bitter taste.