Curcumin is a bright yellow chemical produced by Curcuma longa plants. It is the principal curcuminoid of turmeric, a member of the ginger family, Zingiberaceae. It is sold as an herbal supplement, cosmetics ingredient, food flavoring, and food coloring.
English name: Curcumin
Latin name: Curcuma longa Linn
Specification:5% 10% 95% 98%
Appearance: yellow Powder
Plant part used: Root
Test Method: HPLC
1. Mainly used as flavor additive to pigments and foods,
2. Now it is used as a food coloring since it normally gives food (slightly yellow color) is used to protect food products from sunlight.
3. Food, for sausage products, canned and sauced products and other products of colouring.
4, Used as acid-base indicator, pH 7.8 (yellow)-9.2 (red-brown).