Turmeric is one of the key ingredients in many Asian dishes. Although typically used in its dried, powdered form, turmeric is also used fresh.
Benefits of turmeric:
• It has been used as a remedy for stomach and liver ailments, as well as topically to heal sores, basically for its antimicrobial property.
• It has been used in range of diseases and conditions, including those of the skin, pulmonary, and gastrointestinal systems, aches, pains, wounds, sprains, and liver disorders.
• It has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antitumor, antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral activities.