Tumeric Root Extract Curcumin 95% Curcuminoids USP Standard

Product Name: Turmeric Extract Synonym Name: Curcuma Longa Root Extract Latin Origin: Curcuma longa L Part of used: Root Specifications: Curcumin 95% Appearance: Yellow to orange fine powder Certification: ISO/HACCP/HALAL/KOSHER

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Turmeric Extract Curcumin Introduction

Turmeric has been used by humans for more than 4,000 years. It belongs to the ginger family and is the source of the yellow color found in curries. Turmeric was used in ancient Indian and Chinese medicine to treat inflammatory diseases, protect liver, skin diseases and wounds, was known as Herbal Aspirin by local people. Turmeric Extract also known as Curcuma Longa Extract is an extract powder from dry herb root Curcuma longa L. with ethanol extraction, concentration, purification, separation and other processes, it contains NLT 95% Curcuminoids as the sum of curcumin, desmethoxycurcumin, and bisdesmethoxycurcumin. It contains NLT 70.0% and NMT 80.0% of curcumin, NLT 15.0% and NMT 25.0% of desmethoxycurcumin, and NLT 2.5% and NMT 6.5% of bisdesmethoxycurcumin based on USP standard. It’s an orange crystalline powder with a slightly bitter taste. Insoluble in water. It’s a regular food additives as natural colorant in food application, and a good anti-inflamation ingredient in health products application.

Turmeric Extract Mainly Specifications

① Turmeric Root Powder ② Curcumin 95% HPLC ③ Curcuminoids 95% HPLC ④ Water soluble curcumin 10% HPLC ⑤ Curcumin oleoresin ⑥ Feed grade Curcumin 10% HPLC

Benefits of Turmeric Extract Curcumin

❶ Turmeric Extract Curcumin is a powerful antioxidant,capacity proved to similar to vitamin E and vitamin C. ❷ Turmeric Extract Curcumin exhibits anti-inflammatory properties by inhibiting proinflammatory factors. ❸ Turmeric Extract Curcuminoids were used as natural food additives for yellow color pigment. ❹ The proinflammatory factor in curcumin protects the liver and gall damage, such as anti-hangover.

Typical Specification Sheet of Curcumin 95%

Analysis Items Specifications Methods
Active Ingredients Tests
Curcuminoids (HPLC) ≥95.00% USP43<621>
Curcumin (HPLC) 70%-80% USP43<621>
Desmethoxycurcumin (HPLC) 15%-25% USP43<621>
Bisdesmethoxycurcumin (HPLC) 2.5%-6.5% USP43<621>
  1. TLC
Sample exhibits major bands similar in position and color to standard solution.
  1. HPLC
Retention time of the sample matches with the standard in HPLC purity test.
Physical Tests 
Appearance Yellow to orange fine powder Visual
Odor Characteristic Organoleptic
Taste Characteristic Organoleptic
Particle size 98% pass 80mesh USP43<786>
Loss on drying ≤2.00% USP43<731>
Residue on Ignition ≤1.00% USP43<281>
Chemical Tests
Heavy Metals ≤10.00ppm USP43<231>
Pb<Lead> ≤3.00ppm USP43<211>
As<Inorganic arsenic> ≤2.00ppm USP43<251>
Cd<Cadmium> ≤1.00ppm USP43<232>
Hg<Mercury> ≤0.10ppm USP43<261>
Residual Solvents USP<565> USP43<565>
Pesticide Residues USP<561> USP43<561>
Microbiological Tests
Total Bacterial Counts ≤10,000cfu/g USP43<2021>
Yeasts and Molds ≤1,000cfu/g USP43<2021>
E. Coli Negative in 1g USP43<2022>
Salmonella Negative in 10g USP43<2022>

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