A Brief History of Turmeric and Benefits For Dogs and Cats

Posted On Dec 7 2015 by

Brief Overview Turmeric is a well-known curry-making spice that possesses a conspicuous deep orange-yellow color in its powdered form. It is derived from the rhizomes of the Curcum Longa plant that is native to south west India.  Turmeric powder is used extensively in South Asian and Middle Eastern cuisine where it’s used as a main ingredient in a majority of savory dishes. This is due to the distinct flavor that turmeric has which is characterized by being earthy, hot, peppery and slightly bitter. In addition, it has a sort of mustardy fragrance which is quite akin to ginger and orange …