The Many Amazing Uses and Benefits of Turmeric

Turmeric, or Curcuma longa L. (Zingiberaceae), is a rhizome that includes beneficial antioxidant compounds including curcumin, which also helps support a healthy inflammatory response.* While we appear to absorb very little curcumin from the standard turmeric powder used in food, this spice can provide antioxidants. It is also an excellent way to add flavor to more…