Turmeric is among one of the most popular spices for thousands of years. In addition to its culinary uses where it is used as a natural food coloring agent, turmeric has been known for its medical usage also since ancient times in the Ayurvedic tradition. According to a study, about 0.8 million tons of turmeric have been produced every year, out of which around 75% of it comes from India only, rest of the 25% comes from native countries like Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and China, etc. India caters to around 50% of the global exports and is also the world’s largest consumer.
There are a variety of dried herbs and spices available in the markets, which are of much superior quality. It is a superior source of iron and manganese and is also an excellent source of copper, and potassium. Consumption of turmeric has remarkable health benefits, and one can get the optimum benefits by drinking warm turmeric water every morning.Continue reading →