Turmeric has been cultivated and consumed throughout Indonesia for centuries. Sumatran alpine turmeric grows at an altitude of 1200m, which results in a slightly sweeter flavour with a distinctive colour and odor. Traditionally turmeric root has been consumed to improve mobility by reducing arthritis type symptoms and prevent chronic disease or illness.




Jamu – Turmeric

Curcuma longa is endemic to Indonesia and has been cultivated in Sumatra for Centuries. It’s proved the cornerstone traditional medicine throughout the world and is increasingly being studied in modern clinical trials.

Our Sumatran alpine turmeric grows at an altitude of 1200m, which results in a slightly sweeter flavour and a distinctive bright orange colour. Traditionally Indonesian turmeric root was consumed and applied topically to improve mobility. Reducing arthritis type symptoms and prevent chronic disease and illness. It’s a key ingredient in many traditional cuisines, commonly mixed with black pepper or clove. Recent laboratory analysis has shown Sumatra turmeric to contain on average 5% curcumin, which validates these traditional beliefs.

Curcumin the primary compound found in turmeric, responsible for its orange colour. Has clinically shown to reduce inflammation and fight the formation and progression of cancer and tumors. A powerful antioxidant, curcumin not only neutralizes free radicals, which have shown to be a cause many diseases and premature aging – but stimulates your body’s production of antioxidant enzymes. When taken in the morning with or prior to breakfast it stimulates digestion, assisting health weight loss.

Piperine, found in black pepper is essential when using turmeric for health because it enhances curcumin absorption by 2,000%, without piperine most of the curcumin just passes through your digestive tract.

The naturally fresh and clean taste of Empathy Herbal turmeric is a true indication of its purity. Cultivated in the remote and unpolluted alpine reign of Northern Sumatra, the Karo province has an ideal climate and a long, rich farming history. Empathy Herbals turmeric root is grown using traditional farming practices, utilizing pure Mountain spring water from nearby lake Sinabung. Volcanic deposits from Mt Sibayak and more recently Mt Sinabung have optimized the naturally nutrient-rich soil making it the ideal location to cultivate organic herbs.

Weight 0.5 g

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