Superfoods - Turmeric

Turmeric is a root related to Ginger and is used primarily as a spice. Turmeric is one of the ingredients in curry and gives it its characteristic deep yellow color. Throughout history it has been used to color parts of the body, but its most widespread use has been as a textile dye, being used to dye cotton, wool, silk, leather, paper, lacquers, varnish, waxes, dyes, etc. It is known to be a stomach tonic and facilitates digestion, it is also a liver protective plant and a powerful anti-inflammatory. Recipes: - Tofu and Turmeric Skewer - Carrot and Raisin Salad with Fresh Turmeric - Fresh Turmeric Dressing