Organic Turmeric Powder

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Turmeric, scientifically known as Curcuma longa, is a bright yellow-orange spice derived from the root of the Curcuma plant. It has been used for centuries in traditional medicine and cooking, particularly in South Asian and Middle Eastern cuisines. Turmeric contains an active compound called curcumin, responsible for its vibrant colour and potential health benefits. Besides its medicinal uses, turmeric is a staple spice in curry dishes and is also used as a natural food colouring. It’s known for its earthy flavour with a slight bitterness and a warm aroma. In traditional medicine, turmeric has been used for its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.

Description

Turmeric, scientifically known as Curcuma longa, is a bright yellow-orange spice derived from the root of the Curcuma plant. It has been used for centuries in traditional medicine and cooking, particularly in South Asian and Middle Eastern cuisines. Turmeric contains an active compound called curcumin, responsible for its vibrant colour and potential health benefits. Besides its medicinal uses, turmeric is a staple spice in curry dishes and is also used as a natural food colouring. It’s known for its earthy flavour with a slight bitterness and a warm aroma. In traditional medicine, turmeric has been used for its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.

Product Description

Botanical Name:Curcuma longa
Plant Part Used: Roots
Origin: India
Processing Method: Drying, Grinding

Turmeric, scientifically known as Curcuma longa, is a bright yellow-orange spice derived from the root of the Curcuma plant. It has been used for centuries in traditional medicine and cooking, particularly in South Asian and Middle Eastern cuisines. Turmeric contains an active compound called curcumin, responsible for its vibrant colour and potential health benefits. Besides its medicinal uses, turmeric is a staple spice in curry dishes and is also used as a natural food colouring. It’s known for its earthy flavour with a slight bitterness and a warm aroma. In traditional medicine, turmeric has been used for its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.

FAQs

We provide Organic Turmeric Powder with moisture content below 5%. The moisture content of the product facilitates the growth of microorganisms in the product, which in turn increases the risk of biological hazards. Moisture content below 5% in our product ensures better control of microbial growth and, in turn, increased shelf life.

Generally, the color is yellow. Curcuminoids generally impart darker color to the turmeric powder. Hence darker color could also be attributed to the higher curcuminoid content of the product.

It is the residue remaining after the incineration of the drug or plant part. Ash value represents the number of inorganic salts naturally occurring in the ingredient and adhering to it. It also includes inorganic matter, which helps to identify adulteration. Ash value greater than 5% is an indicator of the addition of inorganic metal salts in the product.

We accept ash values below 5% because more content of ash value represents more impurities that adversely affect human health when consumed.

The mesh size we provide is generally between 40-80 mesh.

The mesh size is necessary when the product will be subjected to further processing like encapsulation, tablet making, etc. The product’s end application generally helps determine which mesh size is suitable to buy. Preformulation studies will help in the selection of a particular mesh size.

No, we do not accept organic material having pesticide content. Our Products are tested in globally recognized third-party labs like Eurofins, SGS &TUV. The products are tested for pesticides per the USDA 561 list of prohibited pesticides and European Union Minimum Residual limits (MRLs) on pesticides. When pesticides are found below the detection (LOD) level, we accept products as Organic in addition to relevant certifications.

Our products test total heavy metals, lead, arsenic, mercury, and cadmium. According to numerous studies, these heavy metals are purported to be toxic for human consumption beyond certain limits and are known carcinogens. We also ensure our product complies with California prop 65 regulations for lead content below 0.5 ppm levels.

Yes, All the heavy metals contents are within limit and comply with CA Prop 65 and hence considered safe for human consumption.

California’s Safe Drinking Water & Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 is commonly known as Proposition 65 (Prop 65), which establishes a list of chemicals that the state of California’s risk assessment process has determined to present a risk of cancer, birth defects, or other reproductive harm. We ensure our products are free from toxic chemicals or within required residual limits.

To prevent and control biological hazards, we ensure that microbial parameters in our products comply with microbial limits specified by the American Herbal Product Association (AHPA). Our products generally test total plate count (TPC), Yeast and mould, E. coli & Salmonella.

No, E.coli & salmonella are absent in this ingredient.

To maintain the product’s organic integrity, we do not accept Irradiated Organic Turmeric Powder.

Genetically modified organisms may pose significant and challenging risks to food safety. We do not accept turmeric powder from the farms and facilities where GMO crops are grown and processed.

Organic Turmeric Powder is obtained from plant parts. Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (TSE) and Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) are prion-induced disease sources of which are animals. We consider the product’s synthetic, vegetable, mineral, and animal origin to eliminate contamination risks.