I get mines already powdered at Winco Foods or large wholesale store. What I do is fill a glass of water, put the water in my liquifier, put one teaspoon of powdered tumeric, a tablespoon of sesame seeds, and slight pinch of pepper so the tumeric enters your blood stream,  and add whatever fruit that agrees with your stomach. Mix it together and you should be good.     I hope the cold oatmeal agrees with my stomach since it will greatly help with my lower g.i. track.    I kno