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Vol. 11, Special Issue 6 (2022)

Curcumin: Isolation and health benefits on human health

Author(s):
Akshay Dhakane
Abstract:
Curcuma longa (Turmeric) is a rhizomatous medicinal plant from the Zingiberaceae family that is widely utilised in India. Curcuminoids are a group of turmeric components that include curcumin, demethoxycurcumin (DMC), and bisdemethoxycurcumin (BDMC). Curcumin (1, 7-bis (4-hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)-1,6-heptadiene-3,5- dione), also known as Diferuloylmethane, is well-known for its anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties. Various clinical trials and their findings on these activities have been addressed in this article. Curcumin is a tautomer molecule that exists in both enolic and keto forms in organic solvents and water. This review article outlines Curcumin's different roles activities in humans and there side effect.
Pages: 2637-2642  |  257 Views  103 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Akshay Dhakane. Curcumin: Isolation and health benefits on human health. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(6S): 2637-2642.

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