This looks and tastes like nothing you've had before. This turmeric variety is packed with great compounds and has been used in India since ancient times for medicinal purposes. Recent studies have pointed to some astounding health benefits of this plant!
This rare variety of turmeric is highly-valued and is considered uncommon, even in India. It is only recently becoming known in the west. It is a vibrant blue when fresh and appears similar to black pepper when dried. It has as a stronger taste than its golden sister. It is very aromatic and potent due to a high concentration of naturally-occurring essential oils.
Use a pinch at a time. It is very potent!
*We are just starting to work with black turmeric, and we don’t have information about its curcumin content. However, as you know, curcumin is only one of the active components of turmeric. The entire root has hundreds of such components, many of which haven’t been fully researched yet.