1. It is a natural antiseptic and antibacterial agent, useful in disinfecting cuts and burns.
Once you start using turmeric on a regular basis, it's fun to find new ways to use it in recipes. My favorite way to use it is to add a pinch of it to potato salad. It adds a nice flavor and gives the potato salad a rich yellow hue.
Contraindications: Turmeric should not be used by people with gallstones or bile obstruction. Though turmeric is often used by pregnant women, it is important to consult with a doctor before doing so as turmeric can be a uterine stimulant.
1 C Fresh Turmeric ( I bought it from Indian Grocery Store, you will find it near they keep ginger & other root vegetables)
1. Wash & paper dry fresh turmeric, just like we wash ginger, Peel & dice thinly.
Note: Ginger can also be added along with turmeric.