Fresh turmeric is a bright orange root-like subterranean stem. It is called Indian saffron or the golden spice & is a tall plant that grows in Asia and Central America.
It is famous for its powerful anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and antibacterial properties.
1-tbsp serving provides: 26 percent of daily manganese needs, 16 percent of daily iron, 5 percent of daily potassium, 3 percent of daily vitamin C.
Store in a cool dry place or refrigerate it. You can also dehydrate the fresh root to make your own dried turmeric powder.