Turmeric of Madagascar is a plant belonging to the family of Zingiberaceae which are part of more than 1300 species distributed in tropical areas of Africa, Asia and America, including many species of aromatic, ornamental and medicinal, among the most famous turmeric and ginger.
In Madagascar grows lush and wild in the forests of the inland areas in warm humid climate, it is about a meter tall and produces flowers are very colorful, the farmers do not use chemical fertilizers or pesticides, so it is absolutely natural.
NatureMadagascar buy from small producers and respect the principles of fair trade that contributes to the development of the local economy and ensures the rights of peasants in the best conditions of life, we import the product freshly collected with air shipment in sufficient quantities to offer always a fresh product.
It uses the rhizome which is located underground, collected mainly from flowering in late July, is very aromatic and has an intense yellow color.
The rhizome boiled, dried and chopped produces a yellow powder used as a natural dye from the food industry and for many years in Indian and Southeast Asian (it is a component of curry). It contains many beneficial substances, including mineral salts, vitamins of group B, a high content of vitamin C, vitamin E, K and J, carbohydrates, natural sugars, essential oil, curcumin.
For centuries has been used in Chinese medicine as a remedy for stomach and liver disorders, as well as to heal wounds, basically for its antimicrobial properties for a range of diseases and conditions, including those of the skin, lung and gastrointestinal , wounds, sprains, and liver disorders. A fresh juice is commonly used in many skin diseases, including eczema, chicken pox, herpes zoster, allergies, and scabies.
Is considered an extraordinary anticancer especially for colon cancer, and is an excellent aid for all disorders of the stomach and liver, including cases of ulcers, gallstones, liver disease and various inflammatory diseases, including forms arthritic and arthritic. It has a great healing power, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant.
IN THE KITCHEN
Replaces saffron and goes well with rice, potatoes, vegetables, white meats and even desserts and sorbets, fresh turmeric is used a lot in Asian soups, powder dissolves well in butter and oil, is widely used in recipes cooking vegan food and health cuisine based on careful research of the product, the raw material that must always be fresh.
keep it in a cool, dry place. or alternatively in a jar full of sand, wear gloves during the preparation if you do not want to have the yellow color on the hands.
For medicinal purposes and in the presence of disease, always consult a specialist to rule out contraindications and to determine the right dosage.