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Turmeric Virgin

Color Bright yellow 
Flavor & Aroma Earthy aroma and a pungent, slightly bitter flavor
Bouquet Earthy and slightly acrid
 

Main constituents

 
Turmeric contains an essential oil max. 5%, this contains a variety of sesquiterpenes specific for the species
In turmeric most important for the aroma are 
 
Turmerone: Max. 30% 
Ar-turmerone: 25%
Zingiberene: 25%
Conjugated Diarylheptanoids are responsible for the orange colour and probably for the spicy taste (3 - 4%)

 

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