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Turmeric (curcuma longa), for food and herbal remedies


Turmeric (Curcuma longa) is a herbaceous plant of the ginger family (Zingiberaceae), which originated in tropical regions of South Asia. These plants need a temperature of 20 ° C to 30 ° C and rainfall to grow a normal routine. Part of the plant is widely used is the rhizome. rhizome of turmeric is widely used in the food. Kari is a type of food that use of saffron. yellow dye (E100 encoded) turmeric is used to protect food products against sun damage. When used in conjunction with other dyes, ie, annatto (E160b), saffron can be used to give color to cheese, yogurt, butter and margarine. turmeric also can be a herbal home remedies of ucler. 

The chemical compounds contained in turmeric is curcumin (a type of phenolic compounds) and volatile oil. Curcumin is the active compound in turmeric, which is contained in two tautomeric forms, ie, the keto form in solid phase and the enol form in solution phase. further more, the substances of turmeric can be read in this article: http://herbal-core.blogspot.com/2011/05/chemical-compound-in-turmeric-curcumin.html
turmerc for cancer: http://herbal-core.blogspot.com/2011/05/turmeric-for-cancer.html

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