Bright yellow turmeric powder has a warm, bitter and earthy aroma, and is regularly used to add a peppery-like flavour to mustard and curry powders.
You can consume tumeric powder as a spice in your favourite curries, salads, smoothies or as a Tea, by adding 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder with Lemon, Honey and 1/2 a teaspoon of black Pepper (to improve overall absorption).
Tumeric powder can also be found in curcumin Food Supplements, as 1 fresh teaspoon of ground turmeric has around 200 milligrams of curcumin. Curcuminoids are bioactive compounds, which give Turmeric and turmeric powder its highly prized health benefits.
As we now know, curcumin is the driving force behind turmeric's potential health benefits. Historically, turmeric has been used as anti-inflammatory and antioxidant to improve Heart Health, Depression and arthritis.