Turmeric is considered as one of the well-known ancient spices. It has deep color that may not be
removed if stained your clothes. It has strong taste and its medicinal and culinary value is great.
Curcuma longa is a name of a plant and turmeric comes from the root of it. Turmeric has deep orange fleshand brown skin. It can add a beautiful extra color in many cooking items. Side by side this creates positive effects in the body.
Turmeric, a perennial herb, 1-1.5m. Roots developed into a bundle, branching oval or cylindrical, orange-yellow, very fragrant; roots stout, enlarged into a root end. Leaves basal,5-7, 2; petiole length 20-45cm; narrow leaves oblong or elliptic, 20-50cm, width of 5-15cm, apex acuminate, base cuneate, decurrent petiole, above the yellow-green, light green below, glabrous. Scapes extracted from the leaf sheath, peduncle length 12-20cm, spikes cylindrical, length 12-18cm; upper bracts without flowers pink or reddish purple, oblong, long 4-6cm, width of 1 - 1.5cm, in the lower part of the flower bracts bright green or green and white, ovate to nearly oblong, 3-4cm; calyx simple green and white, with three teeth; corolla tube funnel-shaped, about 1.5cm, yellow, throat Ministry densely pubescent, lobes 3; fertile stamen 1, filaments short and flat, anthers oblong, the base distance; ovary, outside pubescent, style slender, the base has two rod glands, stigma slightly swollen, slightly lip. Flowering in August.