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Frontier Natural Products, Ground Turmeric Root, 16 oz (453 g)

Frontier Natural Products, Ground Turmeric Root, 16 oz (453 g)

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  • Expiration Date: Mar 2020
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  • Product Code: FRO-00202
  • UPC Code: 089836002020
  • Package Quantity: 16 oz (453 g)
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Product Overview

Description

  • (Minimum 5% Curcumin)
  • Curcuma Longa
  • Non-Irradiated
  • Kosher

Turmeric's warm aroma, bright color, and gingery/peppery taste are relied upon in cooking throughout Asia. It's best known as the spice that gives curry powder its distinctive color.

Turmeric is native to Southeast Asia, but is cultivated extensively in India and Indonesia. Alleppey, a region and city in extreme southwestern India, produces two grades of turmeric sold on the US market. "Fingers", are appendages separated from the main rhizome and broken into 1-3 inch lengths. Fingers have a higher curcumin content (therefore, better color), more flavor (because of their volatile oil content), and are the best quality turmeric for grinding. The "splits and bulbs" grade are pieces derived from the main root. They are less expensive, but tend to be lower in overall quality (flavor, volatile oil, color), more fibrous and difficult to grind.

Suggested Use

The golden hue of turmeric brightens curries, condiments, and egg, fish, and grain dishes. Its taste is warmly aromatic--a bit like ginger and pepper. In India turmeric is often used to color sweet dishes, while in Morocco it's used to spice meat, (especially lamb) and vegetables. It's used with fish, in baked goods, meat and meat products, prepared mustards and pickles, broths, cheeses, dressings, grains, egg recipes, and soups. Try it with artichokes and potatoes and in rice dishes. And combine it with coriander and cinnamon for a spicy meat or poultry rub.

iHerb Customer Reviews
 

Termuric

Posted by 5495349353607007803 on Mar 10, 2017 | Verified Purchase

When I ordered this product it was suppose to be as good or better than finger root which is what I was looking for. Not true. Finger root is far superior. I checked with my Dr. and now I have a lot of Turmeric and it does not do what we need. I am still searching for "finger root" I rate this product as maybe 2 star Barbara Romaine

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Top brand in my view

Posted by 5570011149055433420 on Feb 26, 2017 | Verified Purchase

This is a great usable product which I thought would last me for two years. Not even had to keep purchasing more because of using it for many food and preparing my benches to use for safe preparation of food.

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great value/service

Posted by 5504930800730818551 on Feb 10, 2017 | Verified Purchase

very happy with everything about my order and service, product arrived fast and safe, and actual product is great quality and value :)

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A Little Different Than My Usual Turmeric

Posted by 5223972155575018184 on May 02, 2016 | Verified Purchase

A little different than what I have had in the past, but I guess it's Turmeric. It's hard to say whether it is better or worse than any other Turmeric, but for the price it is reasonable.

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Good and affordable source of Turmeric

Posted by Reviewer1686088 on Jan 14, 2016 | Verified Purchase

This is a good source of a natural anti-inflammatory. It is conveniently used in foods, or put in capsules to be taken that way. Turmeric has anti-cancer properties as well. Buying turmeric in bulk like this is definitely the way to go!

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