Turmeric comes from the root of the Curcuma longa plant and has a deep orange flesh. Its flavor is peppery, warm and bitter.
Turmeric is a powerful medicine that has long been used in the Chinese and Indian systems of medicine as an anti-inflammatory agent to treat a wide variety of conditions. It also helps to provide relief from rheumatoid arthritis and helps to prevent cancer and Alzheimer’s disease.
* Seasonal, December-April. Packed and shipped in 30-lb boxes.