An extract of turmeric is often used for flavoring and coloring. Curcuminoids and turmeric essential oil are both contained in turmeric oleoresin, and both fractions have hypoglycemic effects. The oleoresin is used for oil-containing products. The curcumin/polysorbate solution or curcumin powder dissolved in alcohol is used for water containing products
Curcuminoids known as Curcumin in short is a natually occurring chemical component composed of Curcumin, Desmothoxycurcumin, Bisdesmethoxycurcumin derived from turmeric ( Curcuma Longa ), a widely used Indian spice which has been scientifically proven for its immense anti-inflammatory properties and many health benefits. It is often used as a natural food colouring or additive with its own E number E100...
Extracted from the roots, also called rhizomes, via the process of steam distillation, turmeric essential oil is a lot more concentrated than the powdered form. The aroma of turmeric oil is also very much like the fresh cut root - woody and earthy with a touch of spice. And just like the powder, the oil is also packed with antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral, anti-worm, anti-allergic, and anti-parasitic healing properties.
Curcumin granules are obtained by the granulation of Curcumin powder to 16 to 40 mesh or as per customer specification. The product is widely used in pharma industry for capsulation.