Turmeric has outstanding medicinal properties but is not easily absorbed into the system when consumed. Fermenting turmeric is one way to increase its bioavailability.

Tumeric is an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory that may also maintain cholesterol levels already in the normal range, and slow down the signs of normal aging.

What exactly is a tumeric "bug?" A mixture of tumeric and sugar, combined and left to ferment until it "bubbles." Using it helps to give lacto-fermented foods an inoculation of the right type of microorganisms to get a proper fermentation going.

Find this recipe for a tumeric bug at Justso.co