Curcumin

Curcumin is a yellow pigment of the spice turmeric that is being studied in cancer prevention.
What is Curcumin?

Curcumin is a component of the Indian spice turmeric (Curcumin longa), a type of ginger. Curcumin is one of three curcuminoids present in turmeric, the other two being desmethoxycurcumin and bis-desmethoxycurcumin. These curcuminoids give turmeric its yellow color and curcumin is used as a yellow food colorant and food additive.

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Use of nanotherapeutics in treating coronavirus diseases

Use of nanotherapeutics in treating coronavirus diseases

Natural products show promise against COVID-19 via iron chelation

Natural products show promise against COVID-19 via iron chelation

New scientific evidence supports the health benefits of superfoods

New scientific evidence supports the health benefits of superfoods

Natural products a rich source for novel antiviral compounds

Natural products a rich source for novel antiviral compounds

Curcumin nanosystems could be powerful COVID-19 therapeutics

Curcumin nanosystems could be powerful COVID-19 therapeutics

Researchers explore nanotechnology’s potential to deliver synergistic therapeutics for COVID-19

Researchers explore nanotechnology’s potential to deliver synergistic therapeutics for COVID-19

Study demonstrates the novel agonistic effect of curcumin on lipid transcription

Study demonstrates the novel agonistic effect of curcumin on lipid transcription

Pomegranate extract could inhibit the virus that causes COVID-19

Pomegranate extract could inhibit the virus that causes COVID-19

Certain regions in the retina are more affected by Alzheimer's disease, shows study

Certain regions in the retina are more affected by Alzheimer's disease, shows study

Therapeutic derived from turmeric shows promise in treating canine ocular condition

Therapeutic derived from turmeric shows promise in treating canine ocular condition

Study reveals antiviral effects of curcumin

Study reveals antiviral effects of curcumin

Study: Eggs can be used as low-cost coating to protect fruits and vegetables

Study: Eggs can be used as low-cost coating to protect fruits and vegetables

Curcumin can be delivered effectively into cells via tiny nanoparticles

Curcumin can be delivered effectively into cells via tiny nanoparticles

New plant-based drug shown to help patients with head and neck cancers

New plant-based drug shown to help patients with head and neck cancers

Research review discusses anti-cancer properties of turmeric

Research review discusses anti-cancer properties of turmeric

Nutraceuticals could help prevent diabetes

Nutraceuticals could help prevent diabetes

Study examines efficacy of nutraceuticals to manage diabetes

Study examines efficacy of nutraceuticals to manage diabetes

Drug delivery still has great development potential

Drug delivery still has great development potential

Novel antibiotic-free approach to tackle superbugs

Novel antibiotic-free approach to tackle superbugs

Using spices and culinary herbs to develop new natural product based medicines

Using spices and culinary herbs to develop new natural product based medicines