TURMERIC POWDER (HALDI) :
Turmeric powder is deep orange-yellow spice with manifold uses and therapeutic properties. It is commonly used as a spice in curries in various cuisines, in cosmetic products as well as spiritual ceremonies in India. It is also popularly used as flavoring as well as coloring agent in many sweet dishes and beverages. There are various benefits and uses of turmeric powder from food to medicines. Milk often boiled with a pinch of turmeric powder and ajwain and honey gives immediate relief from sore throat and cold. Turmeric is considered highly auspicious in the Indian sub-continent and has been used extensively in wedding ceremonies and religious ceremonies.