Turmeric

Turmeric, a part of ginger family, is grown for its rhizomes. Origin of turmeric is Indian subcontinent and southeast Asian countries. The rhizomes are boiled, dried and ground to yellow powder. Curcumin is the chief ingredient in turmeric, which gives its colour. It is renowned for its healing properties as antiseptic.

TURMERIC FINGER

CRE 251

TYPE

Finger/Bulbs – Polished or Unpolished

FLEXIBILITY

Hard

FOREIGN MATTER

1%

DEFECTIVES

3%

MOISTURE

10%

TOTAL ASH

7%

LEAD AS PPB

2.5

CHROMATE TEST

NEGATIVE

ACID INSOLUBLE ASH

2.5%

Turmeric powder (U.S.A quality)

1 Moisture 10 % max.

2 Mesh 60 mesh

3 Curcumin content 3.5%

4 Total Ash < 8 %

5 Acid insoluable ash < 1 %

6 Impurity Absent

7 Insect Absent

8 Curcumin content 3.5%

Aflatoxin

Aflatoxin Limits μg/kg: B1/TOTAL

Aflatoxin Tested:

Curcuma longa (turmeric):

Aflatoxin <20ppb

 

 

Organoleptic Description

Appearance : Yellow/brown powder

Texture : Slightly grainy

Flavour : Typical

odour : Characteristic

Type : Typical

Processing

Drying Method : Warm Air

Cut Size : Fine powder

Further Treatment : None apart from milling

Metal Detection

Products are subject to routine metal detection

Metal Detector Sensitivity Fe 3.5mm, Non Fe 5.5mm, S/S 5.0mm

Turmeric powder (dubai quality)

Moisture – 12%

Ash Insoluble – 1.5%

Total Ash – 9%

Chromate Test – Negative

Curcurmin – 2%

Total Starch – 60%

Sudan (1-4) – Absent

Aflatoxin – B1 below 5PPP

Total Aflatoxin – Below 10PPP

Uses of Turmeric:
  1. Turmeric has anti-inflammatory properties and prevents pathogenic organisms from affecting the body. It is a natural blood purifier.
  2. Anti-oxidants present in turmeric helps improving brain activity, fights against depression.
  3. Turmeric powder is used in cooking, not only to add colour and aroma to dishes, but to eliminate toxic factors in the food.
  4. It is used in cosmetics as its antimicrobial properties help to treat eczema and acne.
  5. Turmeric is used to prepare yellow dye in textile industry.
  6. It is an effective biopesticide, inhibiting insect growth.
 
 To know more about Turmeric health benefits, read health benefits and turmeric uses

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