Turmeric is used from antiquity as dye and a condiment. It is still used in rituals of the Hindu religion, and as a dye for holy robes.
It is always used in ground form. The powder will maintain its colouring properties indefinitely.
In India it is used to tint many sweet dishes,curries and curry powders. When used in curry powders, it is usually one of the main ingredients, providing the yellow colour.
Turmeric is a mild digestive, being aromatic, a stimulant and a carminative. Turmeric has amazing skin benefits, used to cure acne and pimples, reduce facial hair, skin lightening,treatment of wrinkles, strech marks, eczema also it impart a golden glow to the skin.
Turmeric has been shown to be active against most infections, has Anti cancerous Property, maintain liver and heart health, lower LDL cholestrol, treat diabetes.
The shelf life is 12 months when stored in cold and dry place.