Turmeric root pieces
Turmeric is an herb plant that grows in India and Central America. You most likely know it best for its near-ubiquity in Indian cuisine, according to the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, which is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Turmeric is comprised of 100 compounds. (2) The one most talked about is curcumin, the active compound that’s credited with most of turmeric's health benefits.