turmeric & India


Turmeric, a herbaceous herb, belongs to the rhizome family.. While particulars about its source are not clear, it is broadly believed that turmeric finds its roots in South East Asia or South Asia where it is still cultivated widely. A associated species of turmeric , C. xanthorrhiza cultivates in Java, Indonesia , where it is recognized as the temu lawak. This type is like in taste to C.domestica.