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Pasupu (Turmeric)

All these years, I have caught a glimpse of a yellow powder on the kitchen shelves used in cuisine and on all auspicious occasions like Indian weddings, 👰 pooja, on the feet of women, 🙋 and in pooja.

Let’s dive into the history, importance, and benefits of this wonderful herb.

 In northern India, 🇮🇳 it is called “Haldi ” a word derived from the Sanskrit word “Haridra,” and in the south, it is called by different names. “Manjal” is a word that is frequently used in Tamil literature.

As said, this wonderful herb is not only used as a principal spice but also as an ingredient in religious ceremonies. It is also known as ” Indian Saffron” because of its brilliant yellow color. 🎨It is also used for digestive disorders; to reduce flatus, jaundice, menstrual difficulties, and colic; for abdominal pains.In Ayurveda medicine, turmeric is extensively used in treating various health ailments like respiratory problems, liver disorders, rheumatism, diabetic wounds, runny nose, cough, and sinusitis.

Benefits of wonderful herb:( Turmeric)

  • It might prevent cancer.
  • Turmeric can help control diabetics.
  • Turmeric helps lower cholesterol,
  • Turmeric Can Help Prevent and Treat Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Turmeric can treat skin conditions.
  • Turmeric Can Treat Gastrointestinal Conditions
  • Turmeric Can Help Relieve Arthritis
  • Turmeric Can Help Control Weight
  • Turmeric can prevent depression.
  • Turmeric got high nutritional value.


Curcumin is an active compound, that has many scientifically proven health benefits in improving heart health and preventing Alzheimer’s and cancer. It may also help improve symptoms of depression and arthritis.Turmeric has been put to use in foodstuff, cosmetics, and medicines In south India this wonderful herb is used as a spice. It lends curry a distinctive yellow color and flavor. used as a coloring agent in cheese, butter, and other foods.Turmeric is also used in food products like dairy products, baked products, I scream, popcorn, sweets, cake sauces, etc. Several of the medicines that are traditionally used exhibit anti-inflammatory activities. Turmeric is one such herb.