Why choose whole food based and naturally occurring, organic turmeric? Whole foods have a complex nutritional makeup rich in beneficial micro and macronutrients that our bodies can more readily recognize and extract. Used in India for centuries, Turmeric is now widely recognized for its nutritional content and healing properties. This powerful superfood has been shown to help support a healthy digestive system, brain function, cardiovascular system and joint health. The most sought after compound in turmeric, and the one responsible for its vibrant color along with many of its active benefits, is curcumin. As a naturally potent spice, turmeric is also an excellent source of both iron and manganese. Sari Foods Raw Organic Turmeric is 100% pure and made from high quality hand selected turmeric rhizomes. Farmed in India, grown organically outdoors in bright sunshine, it is then hand-picked, sun-dried and gently ground in its entirety to preserve all of the precious nutrients for perfect goodness.