Salt, in Kumaon Valley of Uttarakhand produces one of the finest turmeric with high curcumin content. We procure this turmeric directly from farmers. Turmeric is processed in the traditional manner to help retain its medicinal properties. Curcumin level of Salt Haldi- as it is popularly known as- is comparable to one found in Lakadong turmeric.
Medicinal properties of Haldi owe it to Curcumin- a bio-active substance that fights inflammation at the molecular level. Curcumin is a Natural Anti-Inflammatory Compound that helps fight Chronic inflammation- believed to be a major contributor to maximum diseases including heart disease, cancer, metabolic syndrome, Alzheimer's and various degenerative conditions.
Curcumin actually targets multiple steps in the inflammatory pathway, at the molecular level. It blocks NF-kB, a molecule that travels into the nuclei of cells and turns on genes related to inflammation. NF-kB is believed to play a major role in many chronic diseases.(refer this link)
Research has proven time and again that curcumin is strongly anti-inflammatory, it even matches the effectiveness of some anti-inflammatory drugs.(refer this link)