Turmeric root Curcuma longa is typically regarded as a spice used in golden milk, Indian and Asian cuisine – but its health benefits are as broad as its culinary uses.
Curcumin, the primary compound found in turmeric root its responsible for the golden stains on bench tops, pots, pans & hands and is also responsible for the spice’s phenomenal health benefits.
Referred to as ‘the gold spice of life’ turmeric root has earned the reputation of being the cornerstone of traditional medicine – reducing inflammation whist promoting cellular and digestive heath.
Quick Fact: Black pepper can improve the bioavailability of curcumin and turmeric root.
Turmeric root is a common Indonesian spice use to flavour slow cooked meat, curries and vegetable dishes. When cooked, drank as golden milk or mixed into Jamu, its often combined with black pepper, clove or red ginger to improve its bio-availability (up to 2,000%). Numerous clinical trials conducted throughout the world have all concluded turmeric has health benefits in abundance, supporting Centuries of traditional use assisting.
Arthritis & osteoarthritis
Digestion & healthy weight loss