Turmeric Powder

OTHER NAME : Hardar/ Haldi /  الكركم
BOTANICAL NAME : Curcuma longa
PLANT FAMILY : Zingiberaceae
PART USED : Dried Rhizome Powder


Turmeric is a spice that comes from the turmeric plant. It has a warm, bitter taste and is frequently used to flavor or color in curry powders. Turmeric have many verities to Differentiate based on its Curcumin content as main active Component.

Turmeric contains 3-6% polyphenolic compounds, collectively known as curcuminoids, which is a mixture of curcumin, demethoxycurcumin and bisdemethoxycurcumin. Curcuminoids are major components responsible for various biological actions

Turmeric is used as spice, preservative, colouring matter and has wide range of medicinal and pharmacological applications. It exhibits anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, antioxidant, nematocidal, antiparasitic, antispasmodic and anticarcinogenic activities.