Sorry, this item sold. You may also like:
Don't buy prepacked spice jars, where you can't even determine the quality. Go for the real thing! If you are using it for culinary, cosmetic, healing, fabric, crafts, or other purposes, always get the finest quality, and protect the Earth, our Mother, by using organically grown and environmentally friendly where possible.
If you would like to experiment with these magical and healing plants but don't want to order giant quantities or waste your time shopping around for the best quality, let me do it for you! I make all of my products with the freshest, most organic, best preserved and most potent herbs I can find, and I am always willing to help promote herb use by sharing my stash or my experience.
Price is for 50 grams packaged in a resealable envelope. $2 off shipping with the purchase of two items. Five or more different items and ground shipping is free! (Canada and US only.)
Other Individual Spices, Herbs, and Teas:
"Turmeric is a mild digestive, a stimulant, and a carminative. It has healing and antiseptic properties. In India powdered turmeric is used in Beauty recipes as a cosmetic to improve complexion. Photo estrogens present in turmeric are helpful in protection against breast cancer. It is used in treating arthritis due to its anti-inflammatory property. It is beneficial in reducing blood cholesterol, ulcers, dysentery diarrhea, sore throat, etc. Curcumin that gives the yellow color to turmeric can inhibit the growth of melanoma cancer cells (Skin cancer) and cause cancer cells to self-destruct, according to a recent study (2005) carried out by the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.
Turmeric is always used in ground form. The powder will maintain its colouring properties indefinitely though the flavour will diminish over time so it is good to buy in moderation.
An important spice for many vegetable curries, rice preparation and other dishes. In some part of India, turmeric root is used to make a tasty vegetable dish. It is a most important spice in Indian recipes." http://www.fatfreekitchen.com/spices/turmeric.html
Turmeric is used extensively in the East and Middle East as a condiment and culinary dye. In India it is used to tint many sweet dishes. Apart from its wide use in Moroccan cuisine to spice meat, particularly lamb, and vegetables, its principal place is in curries and curry powders. It is used in many fish curries, possibly because it successfully masks fishy odours. When used in curry powders, it is usually one of the main ingredients, providing the associated yellow colour.
Attributed Medicinal Properties
Turmeric is a mild digestive, being aromatic, a stimulant and a carminative. An ointment base on the spice is used as an antiseptic in Malaysia. Turmeric water is an Asian cosmetic applied to impart a golden glow to the complexion. Curcumin has been shown to be active against Staphlococcus aureus (pus-producing infections)" http://www.theepicentre.com/Spices/turmeric.html
Websites of medicinal and other uses: