Turmeric is a flowering plant, Curcuma longa of the ginger family, Zingiberaceae, the rhizomes of which are used in cooking.
Turmeric is commonly used as a spice, but it is also known for its medicinal purposes.
India is the largest exporter and producer of turmeric in the world. Turmeric inhabits of about 6% of the total area under spices and condiments in the country. India is home for 30 different varieties of turmeric varieties.
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