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All about Turmeric and its’s benefits – Part One

As a kick-off to our first blog on esmeandsita.com, this is a two part blog about the benefits and uses of Turmeric.  We all know that this beautiful golden, mustard coloured spice is used for colouring and flavouring foods like yellow mustard and Indian curries. Turmeric has a peppery, warm and bitter flavor with a mild fragrance. It’s now become a Super food and is being studied for its range of medicinal properties. You’ll be surprised to see what a huge powerhouse of a spice it is.  Turmeric comes from the root of the Curcuma longa plant and has a tough brown skin and a deep orange flesh. It’s long been used as a powerful anti-inflammatory in both the Chinese...

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