Grating Black Turmeric from our neighbors at Earthaven Ecovillage
Transcript from Video:
Courtney Brooke: Good morning, Zev.
Zev: Good morning.
Courtney Brooke: What are you doing?
Zev: I am grating this incredible black turmeric grown by Leon with his mad, passionate devotion to beautiful food and medicine plants at Full Circle Far next to Earthaven Ecovillage.
Courtney Brooke: Look at that color of the grated root.
Zev: This is after Courtney Brooke dug it up with Leon, harvested it. Then I had this vision that doing a steam inhalation with it would heal my nasal passages. So I’m working on that and I’m gonna tincture some and make an elixir with some, like Rachel taught us to do. Really excited about this plant.
Courtney Brooke: This plant was dug maybe like a few days ago. On Thursday? Like last week. Just from our neighbor.
I have a motto that I live by that I eat purple things every chance I get because you are what you eat.
Zev: And she wants to be purple.
Courtney Brooke: Yeah.
Courtney Brooke: The smell is intoxicating. It’s not like regular Turmeric, is it?
Courtney Brooke: The smell is like, what is that? Some people say it’s kind of like….cardamon?
Zev: Camphor? But I don’t know. What do you think, Mom?
Courtney Brooke: What’s Camphor?
Jodi: Hmmm. Camphor usually drives me crazy when people have it in their cedar closets. I would like, oh my gosh. I just accidentally broke open this little Orange one.
Courtney Brooke: Let’s see it.
Jodi: Or maybe this is called yellow.
Courtney Brooke: Wow!!
Zev: Yeah, that’s the one that we call carrot turmeric…
Courtney Brooke: Because we just eat it. It’s so crunchy and sweet and mild. That’s also from just next door at Full Circle Farm. They’ve got that turmeric, the normal turmeric. They’ve also got what they call a red turmeric. And then they grow this also black turmeric.
Zev: Which is actually purple
Courtney Brooke: Which is actually purple. Blessed are we. There’s a saying,….all these, come from the place we call India….And there’s a saying there that says, if you have the black turmeric in your home, you’ll have good fortune and abundance of finances.
Courtney Brooke: So maybe…
Wealthy are we.