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-alcoholic beverages, gelatins, butter and cheese etc. The colourcurcumin 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 hasbiopesticidal properties.
|Type||Finger/Bulbs – Polished Or Unpolished|
|Lead As Ppb||2.5|
|Acid Insoluble Ash||2.5%|
|Loading||13 MT in 20 FT and 26 MT in 40 FT|