Turmeric Merchant believe the best form of Turmeric is its raw form because it has the highest level of the naturally derived curcumin, than its processed form. Turmeric Merchant know that when a Superfood undergoes a vigorous manufacturing process, it loses some of its ‘superfood goodness’. With this in mind, the Turmeric Merchant range of authentically flavoured turmeric pastes are prepared differently to ensure that the superfood goodness remains at the highest possible level.
Turmeric is a rhizome (underground stem) of Ginger family – Zingiberaceae (its botanical name is Curcuma longa). India is the largest producer of turmeric, where it has been used in Indian cuisine for over 5000 years. It is one of the key ingredients in many Indian curries, which gives them a distinct colour and flavour.
Celebrities such as Gwyneth Paltrow, Thandie Newton and Michael Caine consume turmeric as a drink for its well-publicised health benefits.
Turmeric Merchant source their fresh root turmeric from Erode, a city in South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. They work with local co-operative farmers to make organic farming viable and sustainable, which makes a huge difference in farmers lives.
The Turmeric Merchant Turmeric Paste product may benefit your Body in the following ways: