Curcuma longa

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Related to Curcuma longa: Curcumin, Rubia cordifolia
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Noun1.Curcuma longa - widely cultivated tropical plant of India having yellow flowers and a large aromatic deep yellow rhizome; source of a condiment and a yellow dye
turmeric - ground dried rhizome of the turmeric plant used as seasoning
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
Curcuma, genus Curcuma - tropical Asiatic perennial herbs
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Immunostimulatory activities of polysaccharide extract isolated from Curcuma longa.
Curcumin is the most important active ingredient of curcuma longa, and has been widely used in Eastern societies (Gowda et al.
Turmeric or Curcuma Longa also known as the Golden Spice of Life has grown to become a superstar botanical ingredient with several benefits thanks to the existence of thousands of studies supporting its efficacy.
Turmeric is derived from the root of the Curcuma longa plant and has been utilized in Chinese medicine for various conditions.
Phytochemical screening and antimicrobial activity of Curcuma longa natural dye.
ABSTRACT: Spice, turmeric is a member of a ginger family, which is obtained from the rhizomes of curcuma longa the principle curcuminoid, curcumin is found in turmeric, it has proven medicinal uses for centuries in subcontinent, particularly anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer activities.
Diarylheptanoids with free radical scavenging and hepatoprotective activity in vitro from Curcuma longa.