Lakadong Turmeric of Meghalaya

Application No. 741

Applicant : Director of Horticulture

 Meghalaya is home to the best turmeric in the world. Lakadong turmeric, is a variety of turmeric that is found in the Jaintia Hills district of Meghalaya, India. It is known as the world’s best turmeric due to its high curcumin content, which is the compound responsible for the bright yellow color of turmeric and its various health benefits. 

High curcumin content: Lakadong turmeric is known for its high curcumin content, which is typically around 7-12%. This is significantly higher than the curcumin content of regular turmeric, which is usually around 2-3%

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