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Meghalaya’s Lakadong Turmeric: Magical health benefits of the world’s best turmeric

Published on Sep 01, 2023 02:52 PM IST
  • Meghalaya’s Lakadong Turmeric is the finest in the world with 6.8- 9% curcumin index. It is named after a village in the Jaintia Hills of Meghalaya.
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Lakadong Turmeric, known as one of the best turmerics in the world, is sourced from a village in Meghalaya’s Jaintia Hills. While turmeric in general offers a plethora of health advantages, the Meghalaya-grown variety stands out due to its remarkable curcumin content, which is exceptionally conducive to bolstering immunity. Lakadong, a distinct type of turmeric, is exceptionally abundant in curcumin, with levels ranging from 7% to 8%, a significant contrast to the typical varieties containing only 2% to 3% curcumin. Here are some hidden secrets of  Lakadong turmeric that you need to know. (Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Sep 01, 2023 02:52 PM IST

Lakadong Turmeric, known as one of the best turmerics in the world, is sourced from a village in Meghalaya’s Jaintia Hills. While turmeric in general offers a plethora of health advantages, the Meghalaya-grown variety stands out due to its remarkable curcumin content, which is exceptionally conducive to bolstering immunity. Lakadong, a distinct type of turmeric, is exceptionally abundant in curcumin, with levels ranging from 7% to 8%, a significant contrast to the typical varieties containing only 2% to 3% curcumin. Here are some hidden secrets of  Lakadong turmeric that you need to know. (Pixabay)

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For generations, Lakadong Turmeric has been employed to treat a multitude of ailments and facilitate the recovery from injuries. Its versatility is showcased through its utilization in various formats, such as pastes or powders, for purposes ranging from skincare to culinary applications. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Sep 01, 2023 02:52 PM IST

For generations, Lakadong Turmeric has been employed to treat a multitude of ailments and facilitate the recovery from injuries. Its versatility is showcased through its utilization in various formats, such as pastes or powders, for purposes ranging from skincare to culinary applications. (Unsplash)

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Its anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory properties are already well known and this explains why traditionally a mixture of haldi-chuna (turmeric and calcium carbonate) was applied to heal swellings and broken bones.  expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Sep 01, 2023 02:52 PM IST

Its anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory properties are already well known and this explains why traditionally a mixture of haldi-chuna (turmeric and calcium carbonate) was applied to heal swellings and broken bones. 

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High levels of curcumin helps boost immunity against diseases and repairs body damage like wounds and inflammatory pains (Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Sep 01, 2023 02:52 PM IST

High levels of curcumin helps boost immunity against diseases and repairs body damage like wounds and inflammatory pains (Pixabay)

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For generations, Lakadong Turmeric has been employed to treat a multitude of ailments and facilitate the recovery from injuries. Its versatility is showcased through its utilization in various formats, such as pastes or powders, for purposes ranging from skincare to culinary applications. (Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Sep 01, 2023 02:52 PM IST

For generations, Lakadong Turmeric has been employed to treat a multitude of ailments and facilitate the recovery from injuries. Its versatility is showcased through its utilization in various formats, such as pastes or powders, for purposes ranging from skincare to culinary applications. (Pixabay)

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It may also help improve symptoms of arthritis, prevent heart disease and even the growth of cancer cells.  (Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Sep 01, 2023 02:52 PM IST

It may also help improve symptoms of arthritis, prevent heart disease and even the growth of cancer cells.  (Pixabay)

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Lakadong Turmeric has strong anti-depressant properties that help prevent depression. Consuming it on a daily basis can help keep depression at bay without harming your body since it is a natural spice which comes with no side effects and risk factors.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Sep 01, 2023 02:52 PM IST

Lakadong Turmeric has strong anti-depressant properties that help prevent depression. Consuming it on a daily basis can help keep depression at bay without harming your body since it is a natural spice which comes with no side effects and risk factors.(Unsplash)

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