It is an aromatic species, Curcuma longa (belonging to the same family as ginger), whose root has a characteristic intense orange or yellow color. This root transformed into powder, is what we commonly know as a condiment or food coloring.
It has many health benefits, being a good ally for treatments of diseases such as diabetes, high cholesterol, gastric ulcers, or cancer.
- Improves digestion.
- Facilitates weight loss.
- Fight colds and flu.
- Avoid asthma attacks.
- Detoxifies the liver.
- Regulates the intestinal flora.
- Treats liver problems.
- Stimulates the immune system.
- Relieves inflammation in the skin such as eczema, acne or psoriasis.