Curcumin is derived from Turmeric (Curcuma longa Linn) and is the component which provides the Yellow pigment to the spice. Curcumin is obtained by solvent extraction of the rhizome of Curcuma longa Linn which belongs to the Zingiberaceae (ginger) family. The purest form of Curcumin is considered to be one of the most powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory. These properties of Curcumin are utilized to prevent Cancer, joint pain, Alzheimer’s, depression etc. Curcumin powder promotes overall wellbeing and increase natural immunity. Curcumin is also being used widely as a natural food color.
Curcumin is available in any concentration up to a limit of 98%.