Curmeric or Turmeric is a spice used in Indian foods and in healing. Turmeric powder is produced from the root of Curcuma zedoaria, a form of ginger indigenous to South-East Asia. curcumin's yellow-orange tinge is its main ingredient, it's also what makes it such a potent anti-inflammatory. This sunny, bright spice is also used as an ingredient in sunscreens it is used each and every day by East Indian women as a facial cleanser and exfoliating cleanser.
Turmeric has anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial and anti-oxidant effects that can benefit the skin in so many ways. Skin care benefits associated with turmeric, including treatment of acne blemishes, blackheads, dark spots and hyper pigmentation, and other skin problems such as eczema and psoriasis. This helps to cure and avoid dry skin, prevents the aging process of the skin, decreases wrinkles, maintains skin supple and increases skin elasticity.