Curcuma longa


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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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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) extract.
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.
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