Fresh From Origin
Prized for its golden orange color, turmeric was widely used among primitive cultures as a means for decorating ceremonial masks, baskets, and for waiting. It was also used as an offering to deities or spiritual ancestors. While some idols were bathed in it, other times it was used in ceremonial rituals related to life transitions from birth to marriage and even death. It was even applied directly to the body as a form of protection from enemies and promote longevity.