Often called the “King of Spices” turmeric is an essential ingredient to the mix of spices known by most of us as curry. Its primary antioxidant, curcumin, is an essential ingredient for liver detox, and is also a natural arthritis treatment for its anti-inflammatory effects. The latest scientific studies are showing that turmeric may also be a promising diet aid that fights belly fat by inhibiting the growth of fat cells.
Dosha – Vata, Pita, Kapha
Used in cooking vegetables, bean/lentil, rice, chicken/fish curries, and bread. Add to salad and yogurt.
*The above does not offer medical advice. Please consult your doctor for any health-related or medicinal uses of the above spice.