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turmeric root extract powder 95% curcumin
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Product Name: Turmeric Powder
Botanical source: Curcuma longa l.
Biogenic origin : Widely cultivated in India, China, Indonesia and other tropical countries
Active Ingredient: Curcumin
CAS No.: 458-37-7
Specification: 10%-95% Curcumin
Molecular Formula: C21H20O6
Molecular Weight: 368.3
Characters: Yellow Powder
Solubility: Easily soluble in ether,chlorofrom, methanol,ethanol,acetone etc.
Usage: Pharmaceuticals, healthcares,and cosmetics
Turmeric (Curcuma longa) is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial plant of the gingerfamily, Zingiberaceae. Curcumin is extracted from Curcuma Longa rhizome, with dark yellow surface, shriveling texture and dark orange fracture area. It is widely used in India and China as one of anti-inflammatory remedies, and also used as spice, therapeutic drug and textile dyestuff. India and other regions at approximately the same latitude like Burma, Guangxi (China), Yunnan (China), northern Vietnam etc, are the main origins for Curcumin longa due to the special latitude, climate and soil.
Curcuminoids—Curcumin, Bidemethoxycurcumin, Demethoxycurcumin (Main active ingredients of turmeric (Curcumin Longa) are curcumin, Demethoxycurcumin and Bidemethoxycurcumin, all together called Curcuminoids.)
Turmerone, Curcumene, Xt-curcunlene, others (Besides, there are more than twenties of volatile ingredients in turmeric, the total content varied from 4.2% to 14%. The contents of Turmerone, curcumene, xt-curcunlene are higher than the contents of other ingredients.)
It is pungent and bitter in flavour, slightly cold in nature, acts on the heart, lung, liver and gallbladder channels. Being pungent for dispersing, bitter for purgating and slightly cold for clearing heat, the herb acts on the liver channel, promoting blood and Qi circulation and relieving pain, to treat various chest and abdominal pain caused by stagnancy of Qi and blood. Acting on the heart channel, it can clear away the heart-fire and cooling the blood, alleviating mental depression, thus it is used to treat bleeding due to blood-heat, and delirium in fibril diseases. Acting on the gallbladder channel, it has the effects of lacilitating bile excretion and curing jaundice, so it is used to cure jaundice due to dampness-heat.
1. For treatment of distending of stabbing pain in the chest and hypochondrium, it is usually used in combination with Radix Bupleuri, Rhizoma Cyperi, Radix Angelicae sinensis, Radix Salviae Miltiorrhizae, Rhizoma Ligustici Chuanxiong, and other herbs to soothe the liver and Qi, and promote blood circulation to stop pain.
2. For treatment of jaundice due to damp-heat, it is usually used together with Herba Artemisiae Scopariae, Fructus Gaedeniae, Radix Isatidis, and other herbs having the effects of clearing away heat, promoting diuresis and curing jaundice; For treatment of chole lithiasis, it can be used in combination with Spora Lygodii, Herba Lysimachiae, Herba Artemisiae Scopariae, and other herbs with the effects of bacilitating bile and calculus Excretion.
The most common applications are as a dietary supplement, in cosmetics, as a food coloring, and as flavoring for foods such as turmeric-flavored beverages