This product is from dry munaga leaf powder . The color is green. It is used to flavor the dishes , no added preservatives , no added color, dry leaf . The product is safe for health as it hasn’t siccative, harmless. You can use the product directly after you open the container. Dry munaga leaf powder is dried herbal leaf used for seasoning South Asian dishes. It instantly adds rich, aromatic flavor to any dish and it’s convenient because you can store it at room temperature for up to a year.