Thaiherbs - Turmeric

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Turmeric - spices and medicine

Ground turmeric, 60g

Use as a seasoning.

Turmeric has a peppery and bitter flavor and a mild fragrance slightly reminiscent of orange and ginger, and while it is best known as one of the ingredients used to make curry. Turmeric was traditionally called "Indian saffron" because of its deep yellow-orange color.

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Turmeric - Kamin

Culinary - Turmeric powder is used in South Asian cuisine. Turmeric grows wild in the forests of South and Southeast Asia.

Culinary - Turmeric powder is used in South Asian cuisine.

Turmeric grows wild in the forests of South and Southeast Asia. It is one of the key ingredients in many Asian dishes. Indian traditional medicine, called Siddha, has recommended turmeric for medicine. Its use as a coloring agent is not of primary value in South Asian cuisine. In medieval Europe, turmeric became known as Indian saffron because it was widely used as an alternative to the far more expensive saffron spice.


In Vietnamese cuisine, turmeric powder is used to color and enhance the flavors of certain dishes, such as bánh xèo, bánh khọt, and mi quang. The powder is also used in many other Vietnamese stir-fried and soup dishes. In Thailand, fresh turmeric rhizomes are widely used in many dishes, in particular in the southern Thai cuisine, such as the yellow curry (แกงเหลือง) and turmeric soup (ต้มขมิ้น).


Turmeric has been used traditionally for thousands of years as a remedy for stomach and liver ailments, as well as topically to heal sores, basically for its supposed antimicrobial property. In the Siddha system turmeric was a medicine for a range of diseases and conditions, including those of the skin, pulmonary, and gastrointestinal systems, aches, pains, wounds, sprains, and liver disorders.

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Culinary - Turmeric powder is used in South Asian cuisine. Turmeric grows wild in the forests of South and Southeast Asia.

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Thaiherbs - Turmeric