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Definition(s):

  1. (n) widely cultivated tropical plant of India having yellow flowers and a large aromatic deep yellow rhizome; source of a condiment and a yellow dye
  2. (n) ground dried rhizome of the turmeric plant used as seasoning

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Usage(s):

  1. Add turmeric, chili and coriander powders, turn meat to coat all the pieces with the spices 5.
  2. WEIL: Turmeric may protect against Alzheimer's disease.
  3. The evidence for some foods, such as fish, is stronger than for others, like turmeric and brightly colored vegetables.

News

  • Curcumin: New studies support brain and cardiovascular benefits

    Daily supplements of curcumin – the natural pigment that gives the spice turmeric its yellow color – may support healthy aging, with two new studies indicating benefits for arterial aging and cognition.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Nutraingredients.com

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Quotes

  1. "We have been getting orders for chili, turmeric, cumin and all those spice items. The US, the UK and other European countries apart from South East Asian countries are also placing orders for cumin. Therefore, we can say that South East Asia is...
    on Apr 23, 2008 By: Siddarth Narayan Source: Economic Times

  2. "Spices like chilli, turmeric, ginger, and black pepper could be grown in tea plantation areas. This would generate additional income and the government is looking seriously to encourage such value addition to the tea sector," Ramesh said.
    on Mar 9, 2007 By: Jairam Ramesh Source: Indian Muslims

  3. "We take ginger for a sore throat, and turmeric is known for its antiseptic properties," Jaffrey says.
    on Nov 23, 2006 By: Madhur Jaffrey Source: Sun-Sentinel.com

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