Vedica Organics - Organic Turmeric Powder - 3oz

Organic Turmeric Powder is generally used in various food industries as a natural food coloring agent and preservative. It contains curcumin as the primary pigment imparts characteristic yellow colour to the food preparations readily, in presence of oil. It’s rich in polyphenols. Easily dissolves in water and oil. The concentrate has neither flavour nor aroma. Used in a wide range of products viz., dairy products, beverages, cereal, confectionary, ice cream, bakery, and savory products. Additive in dairy to impart lemon and banana colors to flavored milk drinks, cultured milk and desserts. Added at higher levels to sausages, pickles, relishes, sauces, dry mixes, and fish due to its original usage as a spice as well as preservative.


  • Organic Turmeric Powder by virtue its curcumin pigment has several useful properties like, food colouring property, antimicrobial, antifungal property, etc. By virtue of these, it finds application as a colouring agent and preservative in minute micro quantities, but with a vital role in a wide range of ready product manufacturing industries viz., dairy products, beverages, cereal, confectionary, ice cream, bakery, and savory products. It’s rich in polyphenols at higher levels to sausages, pickles, relishes, sauces, dry mixes, and fish due to its original usage as a spice as well as preservatives. Addition of few pinches / oz of Organic Turmeric Powder in your food will protect you from the risk of anaemia, stroke, stroke, imbalanced blood pressure.

  • Nutrient μg/g/mg per 100 g Per cent RDA
    Energy 354 Kcal 17.00%
    Carbohydrates 64.9 g 50.00%
    Protein 7.83 g 14.00%
    Total Fat 9.88 g 33.00%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg 0.00%
    Dietary fiber 21.0 g 52.50%
    Folates 39.0 μg 10.00%
    Niacin 5.140 mg 32.00%
    Pyridoxine 1.80 mg 138.00%
    Riboflavin 0.233 mg 18.00%
    Vitamin A 0 IU 0.00%
    Vitamin C 25.9 mg 43.00%
    Vitamin E 3.10 mg 21.00%
    Vitamin K 13.4 μg 11.00%
    Sodium 38.0 mg 2.50%
    Potassium 2525 mg 54.00%
    Calcium 183 mg 18.00%
    Copper 603 μg 67.00%
    Iron 41.42 mg 517.00%
    Magnesium 193 mg 48.00%
    Manganese 7.83 mg 340.00%
    Phosphorus 268 mg 38.00%
    Zinc 4.35 mg 39.50%
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    • Has antiseptic property.
    • Has germicidal property.
    • Possesses antimicrobial and preservative properties.
    • Turmeric, in small quantities, is used in medicines and cosmetics.
    • Apart from Curcumin, contains several alkaloids with clinically proven disease preventing and health promoting properties.
    • The main organs that turmeric treats are the skin, heart, liver and lungs.
    • Application of turmeric to fresh cults on skin induces immediate clotting thus preventing blood loss.
    • Just a few grams of turmeric per day either in the form of powder, crushed root or fresh roots can provide enough nutrients to help you keep away from anaemia, neuritis, memory disorders.
    • Daily intake in very low oz as a food additive offers protection against cancers, infectious diseases, high blood pressure and strokes.
  • Organic Turmeric Powder hails from organic farm fields of India which are managed well in compliance with nature.
    • Harvested from organically grown Turmeric crop.
    • Processed naturally by sun drying.
    • No pesticide residues.
    • Not toxic.
    • Free of synthetic reagents.
    • Free of preservatives.
    • Free of flavouring agents.
    • Free of artificial colouring agents.
    • Free of microbial contaminants.
    • Free of impurities.
    • Good for health.
    • Eco-friendly.
    • Free of fumigants used during storage.
    • Free of synthetic reagents.
  • Cuisine uses of Organic Turmeric Powder:

    From time immemorial Organic Turmeric Powder is being used in Indian kitchen as a food additive, Indian medicine systems as antiseptic, antimicrobial agent, blood clotting agent, wound healing agent, etc.

    Two teaspoons of Organic Turmeric Powder contains;

    • Iron: 1.88 mg
    • Vitamin B: 0.08 mg
    • Dietary fiber: 0.96 g
    • Potassium: 114.48 mg
    • Manganese: 0.36 g
    • Also contains Thiamine, Carotene and Niacin.

    By virtue of these, it is being used in Indian cuisine in the ways as detailed below:

    • It adds a warm, mild aroma and distinctive yellow colour to foods. Commonly used as natural colouring agent in India in foods such as curries, mustards, mayonnaise, pickles, and sauces.
    • Sometimes substituted for Saffron.
    • It is one of the principal ingredients of curry powder.
    • Turmeric can be used as a substitute for saffron.
    • Used to flavour and colour butter, cheese, margarine, pickles, mustard, liquor, fruit drinks, cakes, table jellies, fruit dishes and other foodstuffs.
    • Turmeric is a classic addition to chutneys, pickles, and relishes.
    • In India, bulk quantity of turmeric is utilized as a condiment.
    • Turmeric oil is also used to impart the flavour in perfume industries.
    • Its colour also serves as a chemical indicator since it changes its colour on adding acids or alkalis.
    • It is a natural food preservative.
    • The paste is used to marinate fish, chicken, meat to enhance its shelf life and to offset stingy smell of fish.
    • It has been used in the preparations of soups, salad dressings and has been found application in food industry like canned beverages, baked products, dairy products, ice cream, yogurt, yellow cakes, orange juice, biscuits, popcorn color, sweets, cake icings, cereals, sauces, etc.
    • Turmeric-tea is a popular drink in Okinawan population and in many Asian countries.
    • Turmeric leaves are added to flavor sweet dishes (rice-milk payasam) and ghee (melted butter) in some parts of South India, Thailand and other South Asian regions.

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