TARU’s Unpolished Turmeric Powder is a fair trade artisanal product, of the Salem turmeric variety, high in curcumin., Indigenous to South Asia. Turmeric or Haldi has been used for thousands of years!. Turmeric is one of the key ingredients of Siddha, Ayurvedic and alternative medicine, Indian food, and home remedies. A natural immunity builder, antioxidant, blood purifier, Heart, brain and respiratory tonic.
Community Impact: Taru turmeric is organically grown, with lots of love and care by our small-scale farming collectives. Dr. Salunkhe from Satara runs a PGS organic farmers group. Desaiji is a National Award winner, who started 'Sun Farming' based on 5 elements of nature. They hold large-scale Natural, Zero budget farming training.
Processing: Manually sun-dried, powdered and quality monitored. Retains essential oils. PGS certified.
Health Benefits: Mother spice! The Kavacham! Spice of Life! Age old healing remedy. Natural immunity builder, blood puriﬁer. Heart, brain and respiratory tonic. Antioxidant, anti-inﬂammatory, antiviral, antibacterial, anti fungal, and anticancer activities. “Has potential against various malignant, diseases, diabetes, allergies, arthritis, Alzheimer's disease, and other chronic illnesses.” (Aggarwal et al, 2007).
How to Use: “For ages in Bharat Bhoomi, of Haldi one spoon, in a cup of Milky Moon, has dispersed our Blues!” For complete immunity, add a tsp of Haldi and ¼ tsp Taru Black pepper with 1 tsp Taru Jaggery to milk, milky cereals or curd. Taru Haldi adds immunity benefits to any food. Use in all dals, vegetables, sambhars, rasam, kadhi, pulav, doughs, breakfast preparations eg. Poha. As an external skin medicinal and beauty treatment, infections like boils, inflammations. Carry Taru Haldi in a small vial everywhere as an instant anti-septic for accidental injuries, cuts, bites and stings.
Storage: Store in glass, steel or ceramic. Jaggery gains merit as it gets older. Has a long shelf life. Store in a cool dry place.