How to Check If Your Turmeric is Real or Fake at Home

With a very simple test you can determine the authenticity of turmeric, did you know that? That’s what you will learn in today’s video.

But first, let’s know in the comments:how you use turmeric in your home? What’s turmeric, anyway? Turmeric is a spice with impressive medicinal properties.

According to a study by the Oswaldo Cruz Institute (Fiocruz) in Brazil,   turmeric is an excellent anti-inflammatory and antibacterial agent.

The spice is also a source of vitamins C, E, K, calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, zinc, fiber and protein.

Therefore, it improves digestive and intestinal health, helps lose weight and promotes cardiovascular and liver health. It also fights colds and flu, improves memory, has an antidepressant effect and is good for the eyes and skin. Amazing, isn’t it?

If you are already subscribed to this channel, you probably know that there are several uses for this plant. In many countries, turmeric is consumed mainly in powder form, which you can easily find in supermarkets and health food stores.

Unfortunately, it’s becoming more common to find adulterated turmeric with additives or even counterfeit products.

Many manufacturers add starch and dyes, which reduces or even cancels the medicinal properties of the spice. You can do a simple test at home to find out if the turmeric you buy is real or fake.

To find out if the turmeric powder you’ve have at home is real, do the following test: Add one tablespoon of turmeric powder in a pot and 100 ml of water and bring it to boil.

Stir it, wait until it boils, and observe the following: If the powder has completely dissolved in the water and doesn’t stick to the spoon or thicken, it’s a genuine product.

However, if it’s homogeneous, similar to porridge, it means that it’s false and starch may have been added to the product.

So, did you know this trick to know if your turmeric is real or fake already?

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