Turmeric has a warm, bitter taste; and is used extensively as a food flavoring and spice in Indian cuisine. It is one of the primary components of curry powders and mustards. Often referred to as the “Queen of Spices,” its main characteristics are a pepper-like aroma, sharp taste, and a beautiful yellow golden color. People across the globe use this spice in their cooking. It contains a wide range of antioxidant, antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal, and anti-inflammatory properties.