Northeast India provides high potential for Turmeric Cultivation. Lakadong Turmeric of Meghalaya is one of the finest variety of Turmeric that contains curcumin content of more than 7%, as against 2 to 3% found in regular varieties available in the market and consumption of Lakadong turmeric improves mood. Turmeric contains a lot of health benefits and increases the antioxidant capacity of the body. Turmeric paste is used to cure many health diseases since decades. Haldi Dudh/ Milk with Turmeric is used as pain relief, to treat fever, to remove stress etc.