Turmeric is a perennial plant with roots or tubers about 1 metre in height. Indian turmeric is considered the best in the world.Turmeric oil assist digestion and prevent the formation of gas. It promotes proper metabolism in the body, correcting both excesses and deficiencies.A good blood purifier, and works as a tonic to aid digestion and relieve congestion.It is used to give golden color to foods such as curries, mustards, mayonnaise, pickles and sauces.Turmeric improves skin complexion and also reduces hair growth on body.