Turmeric is used to flavor and to colour foodstuffs. It is a principal ingredient in curry powder. Turmeric oleoresin is used in brine pickles and to some extent in mayonnaise and relish formulations, non-alco-holic beverages, gelatins, butter and cheese etc. The colour curcumin extracted from turmeric is used as a colourant.
Turmeric is also used as a dye in textile industry. It is used in the preparation of medicinal oils, ointments and poultice. It is stomachic, carminative, tonic, blood purifier and an antiseptic. It is used in cosmetics. The aqueous extracts has biopesticidal properties.
Specification Of Turmeric Finger
TURMERIC FINGER CRE 251
TYPE Finger/Bulbs - Polished or Unpolished
FOREIGN MATTER 1%
TOTAL ASH 7%
LEAD AS PPB 2.5
CHROMATE TEST NEGATIVE
ACID INSOLUBLE ASH 2.5%