Turmeric powder is an amazing spice, a general balm on our health, which has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, digestive, carminative, hepatoprotective, detoxifying, antiulcer, cardioprotective, among others.
In addition to health benefits, it also serves to color our meals as a natural coloring.
Recently, science has started to back up what Indians have known for a long time: It actually contains compounds with medicinal properties. These compounds are called curcuminoids, the most important of which is curcumin. Curcumin is the main active ingredient in turmeric.