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Ground Turmeric

Also Known As : Haldi
Technical Name : Curcuma longa


Taste Profile

It is slightly bitter in taste.

Usage Tips

  1. Ground turmeric is added to vegetable and meat dishes to give them color and taste.
  2. It can be used to make golden milk which is considered as an anti inflammatory to treat diseases.

Common names and forms

  1. Curcuma
  2. Curcuma Aromatica
  3. Curcuma Longa Root Powder
  4. Dried Turmeric Powder
  5. Dry Turmeric
  6. Edible Turmeric Powder
  7. Fresh turmeric
  8. Haldi
  9. Haldi Powder
  10. Organic Turmeric
  11. Organic Turmeric Powder
  12. Organic Turmeric Root
  13. Organic Turmeric Root Powder
  14. Raw Turmeric
  15. Spices (Turmeric)
  16. Turmeric
  17. Turmeric (Haldi) Powder
  18. Turmeric Haldi
  19. Turmeric Powder
  20. Turmeric Powder (Curcuma Longa) (Rhizomes)
  21. Turmeric Root
  22. Whole Turmeric
  23. Wild Turmeric Powder


Ground turmeric is a spice produced from dried underground stem of curcuma longa plant. It is bright yellow in color.

Health benefits

  • Ground turmeric has chemical properties that help in removing free radicals from the body.(1)
  • It relieves inflammation and helps in suppressing pain.(1)

Selection Guide

Check the expiration date of ground turmeric on the packaging to make sure it has not expired. Avoid if it is hardened or caked together.


Ground turmeric can cause stomach upset, nausea and diarrhea.(2)

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