Turmeric is a yellow dietary spice extracted from the rhizome of a plant in the ginger family named Curcuma longa. Turmeric has some well-known beneficial properties and it has been widely used for medicinal purpose for centuries, mostly in Asian countries. There are thousands of research articles describing the multitude of curcumin’s effects, as well as many clinical trials currently assessing its effects.

Source: Nurturing The Brain – Part 8, Turmeric (Curcumin) | Brain Blogger