Curcuma longa


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widely cultivated tropical plant of India having yellow flowers and a large aromatic deep yellow rhizome

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Turmeric (Curcuma longa L.) is a flavorful yellow-orange spice, and curcumin is its main component (10).
Cytotoxicity, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activities of curcumins I-III from Curcuma longa. Phytomedicine, 7: 303-308.
(33-35) Turmeric (Curcuma longa) extract and its active constituents had anti-allergic activity due to the anti-inflammatory, immunomodulatory and antihistaminic activities.
Exploring the role of curcumin containing ethanolic extract obtained from Curcuma longa (rhizomes) against retardation of wound healing process by aspirin.
Anti-inflammatory properties of curcumin, a major constituent of Curcuma longa: A review of preclinical and clinical research.
The plant material of Azadirachta indica, Caralluma fiimbriata, Allium sativum, Curcuma longa, Citrullus colocynthis and Calotropis procera, was dried in an oven at 45[degrees]C temperature until reaching constant weight.
Turmeric (Curcuma longa) is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial flowering plant of the ginger family, It is a natural spice that had the proven power to reduce or eliminate inflammation--which is the underlying cause of so many serious health disorders.
Curcumin, one of the active components of Curcuma longa, has been demonstrated to exert a number of actions, including as an antioxidant as a free radical scavenger and in suppressing inflammatory reactions.
MiraGloss cream comes with the same formula, containing Butyrospermum Parkii (or Shea Butter), Cera Alba, Curcuma longa root extract, Aloe Barbadensis leaf juice, and Citrus Limon Peel Oil.
(EP), oregano, cinnamon, Curcuma longa, and thyme (Table 1).
In the present study, Curcuma longa, a plant belonging to the Zingiberaceae family was chosen for investigating its anti-ulcer property which has potent anti-inflammatory [2] activity also.
Curcumin, the active principle of turmeric (Curcuma longa) (itself a natural bioenhancer similar to piperine), has long played a curative role in several traditional medicinal systems.
Bridelia ferruginea, Citrus aurantium, Gongronema latifolium, Ocimum gratissimum, Rauvolfia vomitoria, Vernonia amygdalina, Carica papaya, Curcuma longa, Ipomoea batatas, Irvingia gabonensis, Gymnema sylvestre,
Curcumin contained in Curcuma xanthorrhiza is only about 1-2%, compared to curcumin obtained from Curcuma longa ranging from 3 to 8% [30].