This Organically grown Turmeric (Curcuma longa) is grown in Karnataka, India, where it is hand-harvested, cleaned, sun-dried and ground fresh. Using a unique irrigation system to conserve water the field is inter-cropped with sugarcane, producing yielding a sweet flavor. The high curcumin (5% and up) is ideal and scientifically proven to help prevent Heart Disease, Alzheimer's and cancer in addition to its anti-inflammatory and immune-boosting properties! This Tumeric has been tested for lead and contains 0% . Boasting rich flavors of ginger, jasmine flower, and honey you'll be reaching for this all year round.
The Alchemist Kitchen is proud to collaborate and partner with Burlap and Barrel to increase awareness in single-origin spices for both flavor and medicine. Join us on this beautiful spice journey of magnificent and often rare spices.
How to Use: This beautiful warming spice can be used for a myriad of things such as hand-dying, skincare, topical salves and for internal medicinal remedies as well as a classic spice for warming and heart-opening beverages and foods! Toss with your favorite vegetables, add to soups or make a golden milk. Toss with roast veggies like cauliflower, potatoes, and root vegetables
Pairs well with: Wild Mountain Cumin, Cloud Forest Cardamom
Meet the Farmer: Our partner farmer's father was an Ayurvedic doctor and he's incorporated the principles of Ayurveda into his cultivation techniques and post-harvest processing of the turmeric, including intercropping with sugar cane and a hot water wash to protect the curcumin content.
Meet the Maker: Burlap and Barrel are a NYC local company that pride themselves in harvesting sustainably and offering fair pay and to their farmers, harvesters, and growers. They are pioneers in the single-origin herbs and spices game.