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Mother Rhizome Turmeric

Mother Rhizome Turmeric

Mother Rhizome Turmeric

Botanical Name
Curcuma longa


Commercial Part
Rhizome or underground stem



The rhizome or Turmeric Root is the underground stem of turmeric, which can be divided into two parts, the central pear-shaped "mother rhizome" and its lateral axillary branches known as "fingers.Turmeric Mother Rhizome is bright yellow to orange earthy, peppery and slightly bitter. It can be cut into matchsticks, coins or cubes and can be grated, juiced or used in making smoothies. This firm rhizome is used as a spice and medicinal herb. Besides, it helps the body fight foreign invaders and also has a role in repairing damage.

We are wholesale suppliers and expoters of Turmeric Mother Rhizome in Erode. This is mainly used as a coloring agent in Indian cuisine as it gives a rich yellow color to the dishes.Mother Rhizomes are boiled, dried and made into powder, which gives a yellow colour and which is employed largerly as a colouring agent and as condiment entering largely into the the composition of Indian pickles and curry powders.

Origin and Distribution

Mother rhizomes are used for planting and well developed healthy and disease free rhizomes are to be selected. Small pits are made with a hand hoe in the beds in rows with spacing of 25 cm x 30 cm and covered with soil or dry powdered cattle manure. The optimum spacing in furrows and ridges is between 45-60 cm between the rows and 25 cm between the plants. A seed rate of 2,500 kg of rhizomes is required for planting one hectare of turmeric. Turmeric, basically a tropical plant of ginger family is the rhizome or underground stem, with a rough, segmented skin. The length of main rhizome is approximately 2.5 - 7 cm (1 - 3 inches) in length with a diameter of 2.5 cm (1 inch), with smaller tubers branching off. The color of rhizome is yellowish-brown with a dull orange interior and color of powder is attractive bright yellow.


Rhizome is used to flavour 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 colour curcumin 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 has biopesticidal properties.
Health benefits of Mother Rhizome Turmeric
    1) The rhizome is known for its effect of improving the digestive and respiratory system.
    2) It is also effective in treating various skin conditions. Curcumin, the most active ingredient in Turmeric is powerful enough to cure cancer, reduce inflammation, prevents blood clots and improves the health of kidney and liver.

Varieties offered:

  • We offer almost all Indian varieties more specifically Mother Rhizome Turmeric, both finger and Rhizome types.
  • Indian Name of Spices

  • Hindi : Haldi
  • Bengali : Halud, Pitras
  • Gujarati : Haldhar, Haldi
  • Kannada : Arishia
  • Konkani : Halad
  • Malayalam : Manjal
  • Marathi : Halede, Halad
  • Oriya : Haldil
  • Punjabi : Haldar, Haldhar, Haldi
  • Sanskrit : Haladi, Harita
  • Tamil : Manjal
  • Telugu : Pasupu
  • Urdu : Haladi
  • Foreign Name of Spices

  • Spanish : Curcuma
  • French : Curcuma
  • German : Kurkuma Gelbwurzel
  • Swedish : Gurkmeja
  • Arabic : Kurkum
  • Dutch : Geelwortel
  • Italian : Curcuma
  • Portuguese : Acafrao-da-India
  • Russian : Zholty Imbir
  • Japanese : Ukon
  • Chinese : Yu.Chin
  • Why Us

    We supply you with the best quality Turmeric at reasonable prices. we are really flexible when it comes to your customized requirement. We can supply you with the Best, Medium-Best, Medium or any other quality Turmeric contingent upon your budget We also Offer select Turmeric for the woldwide Markets. Regarding your prerequisite we can supply Turmeric Finger and Bulbs of Turmeric variety with customized product packing. We have a specialized team waiting to serve you with the best we could offer. Please contact us through online talk box or order for quotation and we will revert to you with a prompt response.

    We are leading Indian exporters of Turmeric Whole, Turmeric crushed and Turmeric powder to countries like Saudi Arabia (KSA), United Arab Emirates (UAE), Malaysia, Brazil, Germany etc.

    Product Specifications

  • Product Name: Mother Rhizome Turmeric
  • Type: Single Herbs & Spices
  • Style: Dried
  • Drying Process: AD
  • Processing Type: Raw
  • Certification: ISO
  • Shape: Powder
  • Color: Golden-yellow
  • Place of Origin: India
  • Weight (kg): 500
  • Shelf Life: 2 – 3 Years at STC
  • Model Number: CRE 251 - CRE 260
  • Type: Indian Turmeric
  • Terms

  • Minimum Order Quantity: 10 Bags
  • Packing: New Jute Gunny Bags
  • Packing Weight: 25.00 Kg or as per buyer's requirement
  • Delivery Terms: FOB,CIF
  • Delivery Time: Prompt Delivery
  • Payment Terms: T/T, L/C or Advance