Turmeric is considered as a skin food in India and many other popular cultures. It is a bright yellow powder made from the rhizomes of turmeric. It is available as a whole root or in powdered form. India is the leading producers of Turmeric.
From a substantial part in daily cuisine to medical practices, Turmeric has always taken a prominent place. It is also regarded as the golden spice of life, an important ingredient in culinary all over the world, majorly in South Asian and Middle-eastern cuisine. In Persia, it is used as a starter ingredient.
In many parts of India, Turmeric is considered highly auspicious, and has been extensively used in various ceremonies.