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A yellow pigment from roots and pods of Curcuma longa; used to treat liver and bile ailments; found in curry powder; used as an indicator; inhibits 5-lipoxygenase.
Synonym(s): turmeric yellow


A phytochemical found in turmeric and other species in the genus Curcuma that is used in alternative medicine and is purported to have anti-inflammatory and anticancer properties.


A chemical extract from the food spice turmeric, which has been anecdotally reported to have antiretroviral activity, allegedly by inhibiting critical steps in viral replication.

curcumin (kur·kyōō·min),

n an extract obtained from turmeric. Used as an antioxidant, chemoprotective, and antiinflammatory and in the treatment of dyspepsia and hyperlipidemia. See also turmeric.
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Fortune Bio Organic's factory at Salalah Free Zone will produce more than 12 tons per annum of curcumin and derivatives.
The Turmeric Curcumin with BioPerine Supplement contains Turmeric Root Extract (Curcuma Longa) and Turmeric Curcuminoids.
Exactly how curcumin exerts its effects is not certain, but it may be due to its ability to reduce brain inflammation, which has been linked to both Alzheimer's disease and major depression," said Dr.
com/diet/supplement-guide-turmeric#1) randomly assigned either a placebo or 90 milligrams of Theracurmin , a form of curcumin, to take twice daily for a year and a half.
The study showed daily consumption of a certain form of curcumin - the substance that gives Indian curries their bright colour - improved memory and mood in people with mild, age-related memory loss.
Considering the importance of expression changes of TNF-[alpha] signaling, IL-6 and CRP levels and also the effects of anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and anti-fibrotic of curcumin, expression of these cytokines was measured in samples of syndrome treated with curcumin compared with PCOS groups in this study.
Curcumin is an herbal polyphenol extensively investigated for antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and hypolipidaemic properties.
On March 10, 2017, the FDA received an adverse event report concerning a 30-year-old female patient who experienced cardiac arrest after IV administration of a curcumin emulsion product compounded by ImprimisRx.
Still, the animal studies and the lab experiments suggest that curcumin supplements are reasonable candidates for investigation through human trials.
9,10) Some of the known chief actions of curcumin are indicated in Table 1.
Curcumin is a phytochemical derived from the rhizome of Curcuma longa, present in the spice turmeric, and it gives Indian curry its yellow color.
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