FAQ's (Frequently Asked Questions)
Q: What makes Lakadong turmeric different from other varieties of turmeric?
A: Lakadong turmeric is known for its high curcumin content, which gives it a more intense flavour and a deeper yellow colour than other varieties of turmeric. It is grown in the Jaintia Hills district of Meghalaya, which has a unique climate and soil that contribute to the spice’s distinct flavour and aroma.
Q: where does Beewel source its Lakadong turmeric?
Beewel Source Lakadong turmeric from Padmashri Mrs. Trinity Saioo who is also known as Lakadong turmeric queen of India, directly from Jaintia hills Meghalaya. So it’s very authentic and purest.
Q: What are the health benefits of Beewel Lakadong turmeric?
A: Lakadong turmeric is known for its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, which may help reduce inflammation, improve digestion, and support overall health and wellness. It is also used in Ayurvedic medicine to treat a variety of ailments, including arthritis, indigestion, and skin disorders.
Q: How is Lakadong turmeric traditionally used in Indian cuisine?
A: Lakadong turmeric is used in a variety of Indian dishes, including curries, rice dishes, and lentil soups. It is often combined with other spices, such as cumin, coriander, and ginger, to create complex and flavorful dishes.
Q: What is the curcumin content in Beewel Lakadong Turmeric?
Lakadong turmeric is known for its high curcumin content. The curcumin content of turmeric can vary widely depending on the variety, growing conditions, and processing methods. However, studies have shown that Lakadong turmeric typically contains between 7-11% curcumin, which is significantly higher than other varieties of turmeric. This high curcumin content is one of the reasons why Lakadong turmeric is highly valued for its flavour and health benefits.
Q: How is Lakadong turmeric grown?
A: Lakadong turmeric is primarily grown in the Jaintia Hills district of Meghalaya state in Northeast India. The turmeric is grown in fertile soil using natural farming methods, without the use of synthetic fertilizers or pesticides. The region’s unique climate and soil conditions contribute to the spice’s distinct flavour and aroma.
Q: Can Beewel Lakadong turmeric be used topically?
A: Yes, Lakadong turmeric can be used topically as a natural remedy for various skin conditions. It may help reduce inflammation and improve the overall appearance of the skin. However, be careful when using turmeric topically as it can stain clothing.
Q:what is curcumin?
Curcumin is a naturally occurring chemical compound found in the roots of turmeric, a flowering plant that belongs to the ginger family. It is a bright yellow pigment that gives turmeric its characteristic colour and is known for its strong antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Curcumin is used in traditional medicine to treat a variety of ailments, including arthritis, digestive issues, and skin conditions. It is also widely studied for its potential health benefits, such as reducing inflammation, improving brain function, and reducing the risk of chronic diseases.