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When did the R&D of Curcumin Powder originate?

May 11, 2021

Turmeric is a botanical herb with a history of more than 5,000 years. It has an important position in the Indian Ayurvedic medical system, maybe you have heared "panacea" ancient Indians called. Turmeric is also an important traditional Chinese medicine in our country. It can clear blood stasis, relieve menstruation and pain. At the same time, it has long been used as a kitchen spice in Asia, especially in India and Southeast Asia.

It was not until 1815 that scientists Vogel and Pelletier isolated a yellow substance from the roots of turmeric for the first time and named it curcumin.

It was not until 1815 that scientists Vogel and Pelletier isolated a yellow substance from the roots of turmeric for the first time and named it curcumin. Then in 1949, German scientist Schraufstätter first proposed that curcumin has antibacterial activity. Since then, people have begun their journey to explore the biological activities of turmeric.

curcumin

Curcumin is an orange-yellow crystalline powder with a bitter taste and is insoluble in water.

Recent decades of research have found that curcumin has a variety of health effects, including anti-inflammatory, liver protection, anti-tumor, cardiovascular health, neuroprotection and anti-aging, etc. The main mechanism of action is that curcumin has super properties of anti-oxidation , anti-aging properties and Inflammatory. At present, curcumin can be applied in the food, medicine, health care , daily chemical products, functional food, etc. It has the largest market share in medicine, its greatest potential for development in the functional food market. it is mainly used as a natural coloring agent in food.


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