Curcuma longa, or turmeric, is a common herb which is also known as the ‘Queen of Spices”.
Mostly used in world wide cuisines, this herb has golden color, sharp taste, and pepper-like aroma.
According to the Journal of the American Chemical Society, turmeric includes a wide range of antiviral, antioxidant, antifungal and antibacterial properties.It is also anti-inflammatory, antimutagenic and anticarcinogenic. What’s more, it’s rich in various healthy nutrients like niacin, protein, fiber, iron, zinc, magnesium, copper, calcium, and potassium. It also contains vitamins C, E, K. Due to this, turmeric is used as a natural remedy for all sorts of diseases.