The Root of It.
Whenever possible, we look to the past to provide only the best for you. Turmeric has been used for centuries and is traditional to Ayurvedic healing. The spice, which comes from the turmeric plant, is commonly used in food and has become increasingly popular in the wellness realm in recent years. While you may know turmeric mostly as an ingredient for cooking, the root is widely used to make medicine. Bright orange in color, it contains a yellow-colored chemical called curcumin, which is often used to color foods and cosmetics.