The term pelvi kurkum he came to classical arabic and then went to our language as turmeric . This is called a monocot plant originally from the India , whose root is used in different ways.
Scientific name Curcuma longa , turmeric belongs to the family of Sinhalaceae or zingiberaceae . Being monocotyledonous, your embryo has a unique cotyledon (name given to the first leaf arising from an embryo).
The plant , which can measure about a meter high, has leaves in two rows, with triple flowers and hermaphrodites and fruits with the appearance of capsules. In addition to growing in India , is found in other Asian regions with warm and humid weather.
Rhizomes of turmeric, with a somewhat bitter taste and a characteristic yellow color, are used as spice . Turmeric, in this framework, is one of the most important ingredients in the spice mixture known as curry , which also carries cumin, coriander and other plants.
Specifically, among the numerous advantages that comes with including turmeric in the diet of any person are the following:
-It is considered to be a wonderful species to prevent cancer.
-They reduce the concentrations of the so-called bad cholesterol.
-Help to avoid depressive disorders.
-In the same way, it should be noted that it is considered to be a great product to be able to relieve the pain that is associated with arthritis.
-It contributes to having the weight under control.
-Not less relevant is that turmeric is very useful for strengthening what the immune system is.
- It is not necessary to forget that, in addition, it contributes to improve what is the digestion.
-In this list of benefits that comes with including turmeric in the diet is also the one that is considered to put its grain of sand to prevent Alzheimer's.
If it is so beneficial, it is because it provides not only nutrients but also vitamins (C, E and K), calcium, iron, protein, fiber and magnesium.
In addition to all of the above, we can not overlook either that turmeric is not recommended for people who have clotting problems, for those who are pregnant and also for having health problems related to the stomach.
Also, do not forget that it is great for healing wounds, as it will help them heal quickly and well, and that it is suitable for people suffering from diabetes as well as for those who need to detoxify the liver.
He Chicken curry It is one of the most popular gastronomic recipes with turmeric. It is a typical dish of India and others countries South and East Asia, which includes chicken, curry, tomato and onion meat.
Turmeric, on the other hand, is used as Colorant . In the industry textile , can be used to dye wool, cotton, silk and other materials. It is also used in the elaboration of waxes, varnishes, lacquers and dyes.
Research has also been carried out on the medicinal benefits that turmeric would bring. The trials suggest that some of the plant's components might help in different treatments .