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Farmers can Earn Huge Income by Cultivating Black Turmeric - Namum Business Seiyalaam - Small Business Ideas.


Black Turmeric Farming

Black turmeric is the one of the profitable farming India, It Demands increased recently. Black turmeric is not only good for health as well as it have many auspicious related beliefs.    Black turmeric is an auspicious herb. It has metaphysical properties. So it is used in Kali and Durga Puja. ​People keep black turmeric plants and rhizomes in their house for good fortune.​It is believed that it removes all the negative factors from the surroundings at where it is kept. ​ Black turmeric is also used in Tantra Sadhana, Bhairav Sadhana and removing Black Magic.​ It is also used in Vastu to counter and nullify the negative forces in the house.​ Northern tribes use black turmeric as a talisman to keep the evil spirits away.​ Medicinal uses of black turmeric:  It is used in treating piles, leprosy, bronchitis, asthma, cancer, epilepsy, fever, wounds, impotency, fertility, menstrual disorders, tooth ache, vomiting etc. ​The most important thing is that research is going on its anti-cancer properties.​


Black Turmeric farming requires hot climate, It will grow very well on summer season and it tolerate temperature at 40 – 44 degree C. It needs at least 6 hours of direct Sunlight.[Also Read: Cool Business Idea - Broken Cashews Trade]

Soil Requirements

Black turmeric grow well in sandy and slightly acidic soil and it will not grow well in smooth black soil. If you have a plan to start the black turmeric, Make the soil test in the nearby horticulture department.

Land Preparation

The soil should be pulverised 2 to 3 times ploughing and black farming requires good drainage system in the fields, you can use drip irrigation through government subsidy .Mix the cow dung at the rate of 10 x 15 Tonnes per acre.[Also Read: Best Business Idea - Milk Powder Trade]


The bales are good breeder material. Ripe bales are collected before sowing and cut into lengths. After that germination in each bud part is used for planting [Also Read: Buy and Sell Copra Business Idea]

Pest and Disease

Black turmeric has not been seen any outbreak of pests but sometimes black spot can be observed on leaves.[Also Read: Ready Made Samosa Business Idea]


Black turmeric harvested in the month of January and it takes 9 months from the plantation.


After removing the knots, peel of them and dry in the open air and store it in the moisture free place.[Also Read: Cool Business Idea - Broken Cashews Trade]


Approximately we can get 50 Tones of black turmeric in one acre and 10 tones of dry lumps


Currently the wholesale market price for the raw black turmeric is around 50Rs.So we can get 25,00,000 in 1 acre. If you have done proper maintenance and good management farmers can earn at least 15 lakhs in 1 acre. [Also Read: Great Lock down Business Idea - Vehicle Sanitisation]

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Black Turmeric Farm





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