Turmeric is a herbaceous perennial plant of the ginger family, which is native to southwest India. Curcumin, a substance in turmeric, may help to reduce inflammation and treat upset stomach, scabies, diabetes, HIV, uveitis and viral infections. Several studies suggest that it might ease symptoms of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis, like pain and inflammation.
Other preliminary lab studies show that curcumin or turmeric might protect against types of skin diseases, depression, Alzheimer's disease, colitis, stomach ulcers, and high cholesterol.
Moreover, in lab tests, curcumin seems to block the growth of certain kinds of tumors. Due to its antibacterial properties, it may both be taken orally to fight various infections and applied to the skin where has infected wounds or bites.
Mainly used as flavor additive to pigments and foods
It also has a good performances such as anticancer, anti, inflammatory antioxidation, antimutagenics, Lipoidemia reducing and etc.
Now it is used as a food coloring since it normally protects food (slightly yellow color) from sunlight.
The curcumin/polysorbate solution or curcumin powder dissolved in alcohol is used for water-containing products. Over-coloring, such as in pickles, relishes, and mustard, is sometimes used to compensate for fading.
|Latin Name||Curcuma longa L.|
|Appearance||Orange yellow fine powder|
|Particle size||100% pass 80 mesh|
|Place of Origin||China|
|Payment Term||T/T 100% paid in advance|
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