Curcumin is an intense yellow natural dye found in the rhizome (rootstock) of the turmeric plant, also called turmeric, which gives the root tuber its yellow-orange colour
Curcumin, on the other hand, is also the flavour carrier of turmeric, which is a component of curry powder, for example
Broad spectrum of action
Finally, curcumin is mainly responsible for the many extremely interesting health-promoting effects of turmeric. Among other things, it has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, neuroprotective, circulatory, vasoprotective, antispasmodic, immunostimulant and inhibits the growth of bacteria, viruses, parasites and fungi. With this broad spectrum of curcumin’s effects, even more areas of application can be derived, if one only considers how many diseases are associated with (chronic) inflammation.