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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Exploring the potential utility of calcium channel inhibitors in SARS-CoV-2 infection

Exploring the potential utility of calcium channel inhibitors in SARS-CoV-2 infection

New systematic review finds low-quality evidence on the effectiveness of hangover remedies

New systematic review finds low-quality evidence on the effectiveness of hangover remedies

Combination of gallic acid and stretching decreases arthritis inflammation markers in the cells

Combination of gallic acid and stretching decreases arthritis inflammation markers in the cells

Using metal nanoparticles to fight SARS-CoV-2

Using metal nanoparticles to fight SARS-CoV-2

Curcumin, a bioactive component of turmeric, effectively neutralizes SARS-CoV-2 in vitro

Curcumin, a bioactive component of turmeric, effectively neutralizes SARS-CoV-2 in vitro

Non-invasive retinal imaging may be useful for detecting Alzheimer's disease risk

Non-invasive retinal imaging may be useful for detecting Alzheimer's disease risk

Nanotechnology provides novel solutions against zoonotic viruses

Nanotechnology provides novel solutions against zoonotic viruses

Nitrogen-doped fluorescent carbon dots for detecting iodide ion, curcumin in biological and food samples

Nitrogen-doped fluorescent carbon dots for detecting iodide ion, curcumin in biological and food samples

Mustard seed, wall rocket and turmeric extracts show potential against SARS-CoV-2 in vitro

Mustard seed, wall rocket and turmeric extracts show potential against SARS-CoV-2 in vitro

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