Turmeric is a widely used spice with many health benefits. It also contains an active ingredient called curcumin.
But did you know that turmeric and curcumin have certain differences and unique health benefits?
Turmeric comes from the root of the flowering plant, Curcuma longa. The spice belongs to the ginger family.
When bought fresh, turmeric looks similar to ginger root but with a more intense yellow to golden color.
In India, turmeric is used to treat skin conditions, digestive issues and various aches and pains. Read more…