The Pure Haldi Powder is Turmeric & is native to the Indian Subcontinent. They are not used fresh, as they needs to be dried up in hot ovens to remove the moisture. They are then grinded and ground into a deep orange yellow powder. Apart from this Pure Haldi Powder is commonly used as a coloring and flavoring agent in Indian cuisines, such as in curries. Further they are warm and have a bitter, pepper like flavor & are also used in Ayurvedic medicine to treat various diseases.