curcumin Tag

The yellow spice, curcumin, and its far reaching benefits.

Turmeric, (curcuma longa) is a spice used in many culture's diets throughout Asia. Used as a medicine for centuries, it has many traditional uses ranging from alleviating various liver complaints to gastrointestinal infections. In recent times scientists have isolated a group of compounds called curcuminoids, and these compounds have had some very exciting applications to improving health.