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Turmeric Extract

Product Name:Turmeric Extract
Source of extraction: The rhizome of Curcuma longa L., a plant of the ginger family.
Chemical composition: The main chemical components are volatile oil and phenolic pigments
Indications: For chest and hypochondriac pain, amenorrhea, rheumatism, shoulder and arm pain, tumefaction and pain.

Curcuma longa extract introduction

Curcuma extract is an extract from the dried roots of Curcuma longa L., a plant of the ginger family. The main bioactive substances are curcumin and gingerol, which have the effects of lowering blood pressure, blood lipids, cholagogic, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant. Curcumin is a very important pigment compound that can prevent the automatic oxidation of linoleic acids in foods, and has anticancer and anticancer functions. It has been widely used as a natural high-quality food pigment.

Curcuma longa root extract chemical composition

1. Curcumins

It is mainly curcumin, demethoxycurcumin and diddemethoxycurcumin, but the content varies greatly among different varieties. For example, the content of yellow turmeric is dozens of times higher than that of green turmeric. If curcumin is used as the index component, the quality of Huangsi Yujin is better. It is also reported that the yellow silk tulip also contains coumarin ferulate ethane, 2-p-coumarin methane, difueryl methane and p-coumarin ferulate methane.

2. Volatile oil

Mainly volatile oil, about 6.1%. Sesquiterpenes were the main compounds in the oil, about 65.5% of which were zingiberenes. Followed by α- and β- Tuaurene; Sesquiterpene alcohol is about 22%. It also contains camphene, camphor, curcumin, normethoxy curcumin, dideomethoxy curcumin, curcumin, aryl gingeroflavone, etc. It also contains curcumol, curcumin, etc.

3. Polysaccharides

There are polysaccharide A, polysaccharide B and polysaccharide C.

4. Others

Starch, fatty oil, yellow dye, rubber, carvone, cress.

Curcumin root extract source plants

Turmeric is a perennial herb of the ginger family and genus Curcuma. The plant height can reach 1.5 meters, with well-developed rhizomes and clusters, branches of orange yellow, extremely fragrant; Leaf blade oblong or elliptical, green, glabrous on both sides; Scape is extracted from the leaf sheath, with cylindrical spikes, ovate or oblong bracts, white calyx, pale yellow corolla, and triangular lobes. It blooms in August.

It is distributed in Taiwan, China, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Yunnan, Tibet and other provinces and regions of China; Widely cultivated in East and Southeast Asia. I like to be born in sunny places.

Both this species and the rhizome of Curcuma curcuma are commercial sources of the traditional Chinese medicine "Curcuma". They are used for medicinal purposes and can promote qi, break blood stasis, and relieve pain through meridians. Indications: Chest and abdominal pain, shoulder and arm pain, irregular menstruation, amenorrhea, and bruises. It can also extract yellow edible dyes; The curcumin contained can be used as an analytical chemical reagent.