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Stock photo of Curcuma longa in bloom. Close-up macro photography image of the beautiful pink petals and yellow flowers of the Turmeric Plant magnified with a small insect curled up in one of the flowers. Curcuma longa is more commonly know as Turmeric and appreciated for its spicy powder which is a yellow color and used as a flavoring agent in Asian dishes and is widely used in India for a wide variety of curries. It is also used as a food dye giving an extremely strong yellow color whether it be obtained from powder or the fresh rhizome. Curcuma longa is reputed as having medicinal properties which can cure many ailments in India by means of Ayurvedic therapy there hasn’t been a great deal of high quality clinical tests to prove this.