The Turmeric Spice Tree in a 3 gallon container. This spice is the main spice in curry and regarded by many as one of the most powerful spices on the planet. Turmeric has a rich yellow color and powerful flavor that is used in savory dishes, desserts and drinks. Curcumin which is a compound found in Turmeric is world renowned for is healing properties. There have been over 6,000 studies regarding the health benefits of Curcumin.