Here at OrganoLeaf, we’ve got some extra tricks up our sleeve this Halloween to give you the inside scoop on how you can creatively use turmeric curcumin. Yes, a lot of people use turmeric curcumin to help reduce inflammation, ease painful joints, and boost their immune system, but guess what? If you’ve ever asked yourself what is turmeric curcumin used for besides bettering your health…read on!

Dye Fabrics for a Vibrant Color

What is turmeric curcumin used for…a Dye! This ancient ingredient has been used as an effective, beautiful fabric dye for thousands of years. So, if any of your costumes this year needs a stunning golden yellow, or you’d like to make fall-colored tie-dye shirts — all you need is salt, water and turmeric powder.

First, boil 4 cups of water and ¼ cup of salt together, then place your fabric in the boiling mixture and let it simmer for an hour. Carefully remove your fabric, drain and rinse the pot and add 2 cups of water and 2 Tablespoons of ground turmeric powder, bringing to a boil for about 15 minutes. Remove from the heat and submerge your fabric with a wooden spoon. Check your fabric every 5 minutes or so until you have the desired vibrancy. As an added bonus, you can even use turmeric to dye some homemade playdough for a fun sugar and gluten-free Halloween treat.

Spice Up Your Pumpkin Seeds

Perhaps one of the most universal Halloween traditions is carving pumpkins, and hopefully saving the pumpkin seeds and roasting them is just as universal. What is turmeric curcumin used for…Flavor! Why not add some turmeric curcumin to spice up your pumpkin seeds? We found this recipe and can’t wait to try it this year! Here’s another healthy recipe for a fun turmeric snack to balance out all that junk food!

Bring on the Skin Care

As Halloween officially ushers in the exciting but hectic holiday season, don’t forget to practice some serious self-care! What is turmeric curcumin used for…Skin Care! Because of it’s powerful anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial properties, it’s an excellent way to fight acne, puffiness, redness, and add a “healthy glow” to your skin.

What better way to pamper yourself than with an all natural face mask? Just mix ½ teaspoon of turmeric powder with 1 teaspoon of honey and 2 Tablespoons of unsweetened yogurt for a nice cool mask. Leave it on for 5 minutes and then wash off, remember it’s dyeing powers too and be sure to wear an old t-shirt and use an old towel or washcloth.

Be Prepared for the Holidays

We hope you’ll be able to use some of these non-health related uses for turmeric curcumin as you celebrate this Halloween, but don’t forget about the health related uses! Along with the holidays also come lots of germs and sickness, so be sure to keep yourself healthy and happy with our favorite, simple way to utilize the power of turmeric curcumin. Order your 3 month supply of OrganoLeaf’s Turmeric Curcumin supplement today!