Curcumin / Turmeric Extract
Turmeric as it is widely known, has been used in Indian systems of medicine for a long time. In India it is popularly known as "Haldi". Haldi is being used in India since time immemorial and forms an important ingredient in cooking. In religious festivals also dried rhizome or powder forms regarded as a auspicious article in all religious observances in Hindu households.
Curcuma longa is used for numerous medicinal problems ranging from constipation to skin disease goes back to 600 BC as mentioned in literature. Current traditional Indian medicine claims the use of its powder in the treatment of biliary disorders, anorexia, cough, diabetic wounds, hepatic disorder, rheumatism, anti-inflammatory, and sinusitis. The major constituents are curcuminoids, the yellow coloring principles, of which curcumin constitutes 50-60%.The extract is derived from the rhizomes of Curcuma longa through solvent extraction.