(Curcuma longa)

Other names: Curcumin, Curcumine, Curcuma, Cúrcuma, Curcuminoid, Halada, Haldi, Haridra, Indian Saffron, Nisha, Pian Jiang Huang, Racine de Curcuma, Rajani, Rhizoma Cucurmae Longae, Safran Bourbon, Safran de Batallita, Safran des Indes, Turmeric Root, Yu Jin, Kurkuma, Gurkmeja, Gurkemeje, Gurkemeie, Túrmerik, Ukon

Turmeric, the main ingredient of curry powder, is thought to have arisen as a hybrid between wild turmeric (Curcuma aromatica), native to India, and other closely related species. It is thought to originate from South or Southeast Asia -Vietnam, China, or western India. Turmeric doesn’t produce seeds but grows from the rootstalk. It contains diarylheptanoids and diarylpentanoids, phenylpropene and other phenolic compounds, monoterpenes, sesquiterpenes, diterpenes, triterpenoids, sterols, alkaloids, and other compounds. Its major bioactive ingredients are curcuminoids (diarylheptanoids) and essential oils.

Turmeric may be beneficial for coughs, diabetes, dermatological conditions, respiratory problems, cardiovascular and hepatobiliary diseases, arthritis, irritable bowel disease (IBS), peptic ulcers, psoriasis, and atherosclerosis.

Compliance: food supplement, cosmetics ingredient

Compliance varies from country to country. There is no harmonized botanical list of allowed botanicals in food or food supplements for all EU countries. Compliance for cosmetic ingredients is harmonized in EU.

Please check your local regulation.

These claims have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or the European Medicines Agency (EMA). The product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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