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PURE FOOD ESSENTIALS Organic Turmeric Powder 80g

 
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PURE FOOD ESSENTIALS Organic Turmeric Powder can be added to just about every soup, stew, marinade, casserole, baste, pie or curry.

It really shouldn’t be the dominant flavour, so just a teaspoon will ensure that you and your family are getting all of turmeric’s benefits. Add a little pepper and some good oil to the dish and you’ll absorb more of the turmeric benefits. Our organic turmeric root powder adds a lovely yellow tinge to your foods, and a subtle, earthy flavour. It’s an essential spice to have in your pantry, for cooking Asian, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean and healthy Australian food.

It’s well known now that using turmeric in your everyday cooking is one of the best things you can do for your overall health. 

While the active ingredient of the turmeric root, Curcumin, is considered to be the most beneficial, it is also thought that all of the parts work better together than in isolation. As the old adage goes, the whole is greater than its parts.

Now proven to be an effective anti-inflammatory, its most valuable therapeutic uses include for pain and mobility associated with arthritis.

Curcumin is known to inhibit the growth and division of cancer cells and is useful for relief from the symptoms of chemo and radiation therapy.

It’s also useful in the prevention of bacterial infections, so can be used on the skin for the healing of wounds. Used as a mouthwash, turmeric will help to heal the gums during or after dental procedures. Many skin care products use turmeric for promoting a clear complexion, and it’s proven to be effective for those suffering from psoriasis.

Health Benefits and Therapeutic Uses of Turmeric

  • Activities of Turmeric include: Alterative, analgesic, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti-tumor, anti-allergic, antioxidant, antiseptic, antispasmodic, appetizer, astringent, cardiovascular, carminative, cholagogue, digestive, diuretic, stimulant, and vulnerary.
  • A digestive bitter and carminative used to improve digestion and relieve gas and bloating
  • It stimulates bile production in the liver and encourages excretion of bile via the gall bladder, helping the body to digest fats
  • Supports the liver and is useful in the treatment of hepatitis, cirrhosis and jaundice
  • Inhibits the growth and division of cancer cells
  • Useful in post-chemotherapy and post-radiotherapy cancer treatment
  • Antioxidant activity helps to control cholesterol levels
  • Relieves the pain and immobility of joints affected by osteoarthritis
  • Antispasmodic activity reduces menstrual cramping 
  • Useful externally in preventing bacterial infection of wounds
  • Decreases congestion and inflammation of mucous membranes
  • Useful externally for itching and inflammation of haemorrhoids, eczema, psoriasis and acne.

Skincare

  • Anti-inflammatory properties are helpful for healing skin conditions
  • Provides protection from ultraviolet radiation
  • Used as a colouring agent in skin products. Curcumin component contains the yellow pigment
  • Improves skin complexion
  • Potential as an effective commercial sunscreen
  • Facilitates the process of scabbing in chickenpox
    How to Use

    Cooking with Turmeric

    • It is a main ingredient of curry powder
    • Often used as an alternative to saffron
    • It is used as a colouring and flavouring in commercially available foods (eg: butter)
    • Used in traditional Indian, Thai, Middle Eastern and other Asian cuisines for flavour and colour
    • Ayurveda recognizes turmeric as a heating spice, contributing bitter, pungent and astringent tastes.
      Ingredients
      Certified Organic Turmeric Powder.