turmeric

Rating:
Good
Categories:
Plant Extracts , Antioxidants , Anti-Irritants
Spice made from the dried, ground root of a plant; its extract is called curcumin. A natural yellow food coloring that has potent antioxidant properties (Sources: Food Chemistry and Toxicology, August 2002, pages 1091–1097; and Planta Medica, December 2001, pages 876–877). Because it is a potent spice, it also may have irritating properties for skin.

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