Spice with a thousand virtues for health
A favorite spice, turmeric is native to Asia, it is also called Indian saffron. It is also found in West Africa. It is a perennial which we consume the rhizome, that is to say the underground part of the stem.
Turmeric is a very popular spice especially in Indian cuisine where its rhizome (underground and sometimes underwater part of the stem of some perennial plants) is dried and reduced to powder. Turmeric is a food widely used to keep food fresh.