Turmeric an ancient spice of India is an antioxidant due to the phenolic character of curcumin. It is stomachic, carminative tonic, blood purifier, vermicide and antiseptic. It imparts yellow color to Indian curries and is an important ingredient both for its color as well as for its medicinal properties. Boiled with warm milk and taken or used as an inhalation from boiling water or as smoke through pipe, it relieves sore throat and common cold. It is considered one of the best as it is rich in coloring matter (curcumin).
Institutional clients prefer turmeric with high curcumine content i.e. above 3.0 percent responsible for imparting yellow color, while for domestic consumption turmeric with 2.0-3.0 value is preferred. Morarka has originally developed organic turmeric cultivation in Maharashtra project areas, and has now expanded it to Northeast region as well. Mostly turmeric is sold as powder, and very small quantities are also sold as whole in international markets