Curcuma longa.Origin: 5% cur cumin content. IndiaTurmeric Powder is best known as a spice. It's one of the main components of curry powder. In India and other parts of Asia, turmeric is used to treat many health conditions. It is believed to have anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant properties.The spice (and supplement) comes from the underground stems (rhizomes) of the turmeric plant.