Organic Turmeric Rhizome Sliced

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Botanical Name: Curcuma longa

Common Names: Curcumin, Jiang Huang

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Product Name   Size Origin SKU Price Qty
Organic Turmeric Powder Jar 2.19 oz India 250320
Organic Turmeric Powder Pouch 3.50 oz India 209975-53
Organic Turmeric Rhizome Sliced 1 lb China 205400-81
Organic Turmeric Rhizome Sliced 4 oz China 205400-84
Organic Turmeric Root Powder 1 lb India 209975-51
Turmeric Root Powder 1 lb India 205400-51
Turmeric Root Powder 4 oz India 205400-54
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Turmeric (Curcumas longa)

One of the most easily recognizable spices used in middle eastern cuisine, turmeric (Curcumas longa) has a slightly bitter, warm taste. A close relation to ginger, the turmeric shrub is primarily cultivated in southeast Asia and parts of Africa. It is often used as part of food seasonings for spicy curries and pungent mustards. Like other strong organic spices, turmeric is typically used in a ground form for culinary purposes.

Although turmeric has a particularly distinctive flavor, it does diminish over time. To insure the most robust taste from this organic seasoning, it is a good idea to purchase enough for use rather than long-term storage. Use an airtight container kept away from direct sunlight to maximize the lifespan of turmeric's potency.

Turmeric is more than a popular organic seasoning, however, it's distinctive orange-yellow color has made it useful in fabric dyes.

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The best price for a quality product. 5 stars

Time will tell. What i do know is that the pricing is the best.

by Parky on August 25, 2015

Product: Organic Turmeric Root Powder

Great Price for a great product.

Great price, easy ordering and greaat product.

by ta on August 12, 2015

Product: Organic Turmeric Root Powder

why i like the turmeric powder

the Starwest Turmeric Powder is GREAT for helping my horse with his arthritis and circulation it also has helped me with inflammation problems of my own i drink it in juice every day

by jalapino on July 31, 2015

Product: Turmeric

I use turmeric powder every morning and evening...

I use turmeric powder twice a day as an anti-inflammatory. I mix it with cinnamon and flax seed on my oatmeal every morning and with chili or any other soup with my evening meal. I can feel it when I miss a day! Delivery is always prompt as well! Thanks!

by Dave on July 14, 2015

Product: Organic Turmeric Root Powder

Great price!!

I suffer(ed) from psoriatic arthritis until I started drinking turmeric tea. I crochet and was unable to do so. This turmeric is the same as others that are a LOT more expensive. I received the 2 bags in 2 days!!! Great service & great product!!

by maelbo on July 8, 2015

Product: Turmeric Root Powder

Good color, odor and taste

Horses all liked it.

by horse on July 1, 2015

Product: Turmeric Root Powder

Great Stuff

I use turmeric daily to fight inflammation for both me and my dog. It's nice to be able to buy it in bulk. If you only buy 1 or 2 pounds, the shipping is quite pricey, though - costs as much as one pound of the turmeric.

by John on June 24, 2015

Product: Organic Turmeric Root Powder

It helps Joint pain.

This helps anybody with inflammation. Pain is less but can not work if one does not stay on a strict diet of no dairy, meat , or alcohol.

by Biagio on June 10, 2015

Product: Organic Turmeric Powder Pouch

Helps reduse pain of inflamation on an injured ankle joint.

Helps reduse pain of inflamation on an injured ankle joint.

by Turmic Powder on May 18, 2015

Product: Organic Turmeric Root Powder

I trust this company. I keep the turmeric in the freezer to keep it fresh.

See above.

by faith on April 17, 2015

Product: Turmeric

Good product

I order from here as I really like the consistency should be clean and organic as we use it as an anti inflammatory supplement.,

by hun on March 16, 2015

Product: Organic Turmeric Root Powder

Love it - Everyone should do this...

After learning about cayenne powder from this site, I went and bought some more spices as I was pleased w/ the cayenne.

So bought this and now making my golden milk and loving it.

Starwest will be my 'go to' for all things spice.

by Ed on March 4, 2015

Product: Organic Turmeric Root Powder

Darn Good Stuff

Just dandy. Very, y'know, yellow. Will aid in my quest to live forever. It's working, so far.

by YellowMan on February 25, 2015

Product: Organic Turmeric Root Powder

Excellent choice

Being able to access organic bulk herbs such as turmeric excuses us from falling victim to fraudulent capsules on sale elsewhere.

by Suz on February 11, 2015

Product: Organic Turmeric Root Powder

Full body and richness

Some of the best turmeric I've had.

by Harvey on February 6, 2015

Product: Turmeric


The only thing I can verify is if this is organic. The taste is very good. The weight was right. The packaging excellent. The experience satisfying.The price is right.

by Jake on February 2, 2015

Product: Organic Turmeric Root Powder

Rich aroma and color

I enjoy this tumeric because it imparts a rich aroma when it hits the oil as i cook. i also enjoy it in my chais.
Thank you for a wonderful organic turmeric

by Nana on January 31, 2015

Product: Turmeric

like everything else organic that Starwest sells

it was fresh and pungent. I buy NO spices from anywhere but Starwest for several years now.

by jccampb on January 28, 2015

Product: Turmeric

Great aroma and flavor. Exceptional product.

Great taste in product, aroma, grind, and flavor excel.

by susan on January 24, 2015

Product: Turmeric

So far Very Good!

Read about benefits of Turmeric in the Whole Dog Journal. Started giving it to my 12 year old retired agility dog (had to retire her from agility due to a knee injury) about 2 weeks ago. Have noticed that she is more willing to jump up on her hind leg And has much better all around movement. I started taking it myself this past week. In fact I'm getting a knee replacement in three weeks and will use it along with coconut oil to help bring down the inflammation from the surgery.

by Tuxedo Joe on January 17, 2015

Product: Turmeric


Recommended supplier by Whole Dog Journal for high curcumin content. Dog cat & myself all take it with crushed peppercorn & coconut oil for greatest benefit. Great anti-inflammatory for our old joints!

by Akitrix on December 26, 2014

Product: Organic Turmeric Powder Pouch

Flying fortress

Great color - fresh!

by Frank on December 3, 2014

Product: Organic Turmeric Root Powder

5 stars!

We have discovered that tumeric is very helpful to reduce inflammation. We have been adding it to our horses diets who have arthritis. We have noticed a difference in their comfort. The price is affordable to provide this supplement to several horses.

by Majoda on December 3, 2014

Product: Turmeric Root Powder

Tumeric Helps inflammation

Pain in my legs and hips are bad without this product.
I will keep a supply to use for arthritis. I am going to say if you have the pain in joints or arthritis get this powder and use it and see the results.

by Biagio on November 26, 2014

Product: Organic Turmeric Powder Pouch

turmeric/ high quality antioxidant

use turmeric frequently in my household
for the curcumin health benefits: anti inflammatory
( pain relief) and anti oxidants
Turmeric is higher in antioxidants than Vitamin C!!!!
so nice to have an organic source!
will re order

by J Vita on November 20, 2014

Product: Organic Turmeric Powder Pouch

turmeric is good for you!

I use this turmeric powder to make Golden Milk (search YouTube for the recipe - it's easy), which I drink a cup of every day while my morning tea steeps. I use about 1/4 cup per week, which doesn't sound like much, but it adds up. Turmeric is great for so many things - MS included (which I have).

by Patti on November 2, 2014

Product: Organic Turmeric Root Powder

Tastes great in my smoothies

I also use this in coconut/almond milk and a tad bit of honey. You should try it. :)

by Seth on September 1, 2014

Product: Turmeric

Excellent Quality

High quality powder at a great price. I always shop for all my herbal needs at Starwest.

by thelastwolf on August 29, 2014

Product: Turmeric

culinary herb.

I do not tolerate night shape plants, which includes Chiles, so get the Curry flavor I want, by making my own. Some times I just use Turmeric in may things, some times I add cumin, garlic and mustard and etc.

by Tumeric on July 17, 2014

Product: Turmeric

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Questions & Answers for Turmeric

Is the Organic Turmeric Root Powder, that says it is from India, packaged in India or in the USA? Is it USDA certified organic, or is it certified organic by an overseas administration?
Question by: Dessa on March 13, 2014
All of our herbs and spices are packaged here in the USA, at our facilities in California. For organic certification both the grower (in India, in this case) and the processor (us) need to be certified organic. The USDA does not certify products directly, they set the standards and a third-party does the certification according to their standards. Our products are certified to USDA standards by QAI, which is a US-based company. The overseas certification varies but, again, can only be from a company that has been accredited to certify the products.

In addition, we have an in-house lab that tests for things like product identification, heavy metals, pathogens, and other contaminants.
Answer by: Starwest Staff on March 13, 2014
has organic turmeric root powder been irradiated
Question by: ed burns on March 22, 2014
No, our herbs and spices, including Turmeric, are not irradiated.
Answer by: Starwest Staff on March 22, 2014
What is the concentration of curcumin in your turmeric?
Question by: RD on January 03, 2015
We offer raw turmeric (not extracted and/or standardized versions). The average curcumin content of turmeric is approximately 3% (by weight).
Answer by: Starwest Staff on January 05, 2015

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