Madam, curcumin, a yellow pigment extracted from Curcuma longa
, is traditionally used as a food flavouring and colouring agent in Southeast Asia.
Curcumin, [1,7-bis (4-hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)-1,6-heptadiene-3,5-dione], is a natural orange-yellow phenolic compound which extracted from the natural plant turmeric (Curcuma longa
L.) (Figure 1).
Turmeric is a well known spice and ancient herbal medicine from the rhizome of Curcuma longa
, a member of the ginger family.
Use of yellow pigment extracted from turmeric (Curcuma longa
) rhizomes powder as natural food preservative.
Among all respondents, the most commonly used herbal medicines were black seed (Nigella sativa) (20%), anise (Pimpinella anisum) (13%), olibanum (Boswellia sacra) (12%), ginger (Zingiber officinale) (11%), fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) (10%), guava (Psidium guajava) leaf (10%), olive (Olea europaea) oil (9%), thyme (Thymus vulgaris) (6%), chamomile (Matricaria chamomilla) (5%), peppermint (Menthapiperita) (5%), clove (Syzygium aromaticum) (5%), turmeric (Curcuma longa
) (4%), costus (Saussurea lappa) (4%), sidr (Ziziphus spina-christi) (3%), myrrh (Commiphora myrrha) (3%), Ivy (Hedera helix) (3%), sesame (Sesamum indicum) oil (3%).
Curcumin is a natural product isolated from the plant rhizome Curcuma Longa
. It is the major component of turmeric.1 Turmeric has been known for its medicinal properties in the past.
Keywords: Curcuma longa
; Pharmacology; Diabetes mellitus; Mice; Glucose Tolerance Test.
[USPRwire, Wed Nov 14 2018] Turmeric oleoresin is one type of spice oleoresin which is a pure turmeric (Curcuma longa
(turmeric) is a yellow-colored plant with tuberous roots of the Zingiberaceae family.
Combining Curcuma longa
and Boswellia serrata extracts in Curamin[R] increases the efficacy of OA treatment presumably due to synergistic effects of curcumin and boswellic acid.
Azadirachta indica, Carallumafimbriata, Allium sativum, Curcuma longa
, Citrullus colocynthis and Calotropisprocera in modifying the behavior of maize weevil in storage condition.
Herbal Medicine Inflammation-modulating Antimicrobial Oregon grape (Mahonia aquifolium) [check] [check] Scute (Scutellaria baicalensis) [check] Yarrow (Achillea millefolium) [check] Turmeric (Curcuma longa
) [check] Gugul (Commiphora mukal) [check]?