Scientific Classification;
World: Plantae
Episode: Angiosperms
Class: Monocots
Team: Zingiberales
Family: Zingiberaceae
Type: Curcuma
Type: C. longa

Turmeric, whose homeland is South Asia, is not commercially produced in our country. However, in recent years, trial studies have been carried out in Antalya.

Usually tuberous roots are used as spices after various processes. Turmeric strengthens the body's immune system and protects the body against various diseases, as well as relieving chronic pain, reducing the risk of heart attacks, reducing the risk of breast, colon, prostate and lung cancer.

Use of turmeric; It is used in various dishes and salads to give color, flavor and light bitterness. In addition, yogurt, honey or milk is consumed by adding.

Nutritional Value of 100 grams of Turmeric;
Energy: 312 kcal
Carbohydrate: 67.14 g
Protein: 9,68 g
Oil: 3,25 g
Dietary Fiber: 22,70 gr