Lakadong turmeric, one of the world’s finest varieties of turmeric, contains 12 per cent curcumin while store-bought ones have 3 to 5 per cent. Curcumin, the key active ingredient in turmeric, is a miracle compound known for its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties and renders a bright yellow colour to the spice. The higher the curcumin, the more prized is the turmeric. In India, this variant of turmeric is produced in a small village in the foothills of the west of Jaintia hills, Meghalaya.
Curcumin is known for its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties which are abundantly available in Lakadong turmeric. The rich flavoured and bright coloured items are also exported to various countries all over the world.
Lakadong farmers practice the traditional methods of farming and do not use any fertilisers or pesticides while cultivating this Lakadong Turmeric. Thus, the turmeric is pure and organic. The black alluvial soil used for its cultivation is so fertile , that it does not require any additional chemicals. Sufficient rainfall and a painstaking harvest process yields this amazing spice that is dried, sorted and packed