Curcumin is the main active ingredient of the spice Turmeric (Curcuma longa ) and is the main 'curcuminoid' compound (80% of curcuminoid weight is curcuminSuggested Use:
Curcumin has long been used in Asian medicine to treat a variety of maladies. Now some research suggests that curcumin may help prevent or treat cancer.
In the U.S., turmeric is best known as a spice. It's one of the main components of curry powder.
In India and other parts of Asia, turmeric is used to treat many health conditions. It is believed to have anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and perhaps even anticancer properties.