The turmeric powder is made from the dried root of the curcuma longa plant, that grows in India and several other southeast asian countries. It has antioxidant, anti-viral, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-carcinigenic, anti-mutagenic and anti-inflammatory properties which makes it the most powerful herb on the planet. It is a rich source of healthy nutrients such as protein, dietary fiber, niacin, vitamin c, vitamin e, vitamin k, potassium, calcium, copper, iron, magnesium and zinc. It is a spice with multiple uses as it is used as food stuff, cosmetic and medicine. Turmeric is widely used as spice as well as colouring agent in food products. Because of the medicinal properties of this 'Indian saffron' it has been used as the most dependable natural beauty ingredient in ayurveda for generations. Turmeric is the perfect natural remedy for uneven skin tone and helps you to restore the natural glow. It helps to treat skin pigmentation as it has bleaching properties. It's anti-bacterial properties helps to cure acne and redness. It prevents wrinkles and help soothe burns. It also helps to reduce the growth of facial and body hair growth. There are many ways that turmeric powder can be used to treat various skin problems. Mix turmeric powder with lemon juice to treat skin pigmentation. To get rid of stretch marks use the mixture of turmeric powder, saffron and lime juice. To remove sun tan use the mixture of turmeric powder, lemon juice and raw milk. Mix turmeric powder with coconut oil and apply it on cracked feet or dry skin. Mix one table spoon of turmeric powder with a table spoon of water and apple cider vinegar or rose water to make the turmeric scrub, that removes dead skin cells. Mix a pinch of turmeric powder with one teaspoon of besan or gram flour and use this paste to remove scars mix equal quantities of castor oil and coconut oil and add a pinch of turmeric powder and use this paste to heal cracked feet.