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Is Curcumin the same spice as Cumin?

Cumin is NOT the same as Curcumin. Cumin is a spice that comes from seeds atop a plant somewhat related to parsley. Curcumin is a component of the spice Tumeric or Turmeric, which is ground from the root. Curcumin has… Full Answer

What is kercumin?

I believe it is a misspelling for curcumin, believed to be a natural cancer fighting agent. Curcumin is found in the Indian spice tumeric, a member of the ginger family. Full Answer

Which recipes can use curcumin?

Curcumin is found in the spice turmeric, a plant that is native to tropical South Asia where it grows wild in the forests. Curcumin is most commonly found in Asian recipes for dishes and traditional medicine, particularly in India. The… Full Answer