Turmeric is a spice that comes from the turmeric plant. It is commonly used in Asian food. It has a warm, bitter taste and is frequently used to flavor or color curry powders, mustards, butters, and cheeses. Root of turmeric is also used widely to make medicine. It contains a yellow-colored chemical called curcumin, which is often used to color foods and cosmetics.
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