Also known as «Palillo», turmeric is a powerful root that stands out for the wonderful benefits it offers to the human body.

In Peru, its cultivation thrives mainly in the departments of Amazonas, Huánuco, Junín, San Martín, Cusco and Ayacucho. A great advantage of this input is that its stationary availability is valid for twelve months of the year, so it is possible to purchase it at any time.

Among the greatest benefits of turmeric, the presence of curcumin shines. This substance has a powerful antioxidant action, which makes it possible to strengthen the immune system and, in addition, repair and prevent the damage that exposure to free radicals can cause. It also has astringent qualities.

It also helps relieve inflammation in the body and reduces stomach upset. It is recommended for people who suffer from gastritis, slow digestion and lack of appetite. Turmeric acts positively on the nervous system, as it produces serotonin, which eliminates stress and improves mood.

Turmeric influences the cardiovascular system, this is possible thanks to its cardioprotective benefits; reduces triglycerides and fights cholesterol.

The toothpick is a perfect condiment for your meals, and in Peruvian cuisine it is very common to use it for the preparation of stews and rice. Yes