Botanical Name
: Curcuma longa
Family Name
: Zingiberaceae
Name in some International Languages
:
Spanish-Curcuma
Arabic-Kurcum
Chinese-Yu.Chin 
Flavour Characteristics
:
Musky Flavour, slightly bitter and fragrant
Usage Profile
:
Foods, medicines and cosmetics
Commercial part
:
Rhizome or underground stem
Harvesting Season
:
December to March
Sami's Product
: Curcumin Powder

 

 
   
 
Sami's Product
Tumeric Oleoresin
It is oleoresin obtained by extraction of tubers of Curcuma longa Linn, with volatile solvents and concentration to remove the solvent. The oleoresin chiefly contains volatile oil, resin and yellow colouring matter known as curcuminoids. The chief component of curcuminoids is curcumin. Tumerone, zingiberene are the other constituents of volatile oil. It is reported to possess many pharmacological and anti inflammatory actions.
 
   
 
Specifications
Tumeric Oleoresin C-14
Description
: Extract of dried rhizomes of Curcuma longa L. (Family: Zingiberaceae).
Storage
: Store in full, tight  containers in a cool dry place, protected from sun light.
Packing
: 50 kg. Fibre drum, 25,10,5 kg HDP drums.

Appearance

: Yellowish orange powder

Odour

: Characteristic mild flavour of turmeric.

Dispersibility/solubility

: Can be dispersed in dry carriers such as salt, dextrose,etc.

Spice Equivalent

: One kg replaces 60 kg of raw Turmeric

Colour Value

: 14100  to 14500 CU – EOA

Curcumin content

: 94 to 96.5% 

Residual solvent

: 10 ppm - EOA

Microbiology

: Free from microbial contaminants.
Shelf life 
: 12 months under the specified storage conditions.
Labelling
: The label displays product name, lot number, net weight, gross weight, and other information/marks specified by the customer.
Handling
: Avoid contact with skin and eyes. 
 
   
 
Sami's Product
Curcumin powder
It is obtained from the dried tuberous roots of Curcuma longa Linn, which are so popularly used as a colouring agent. It contains 95% curcuminoids. Curcumin possess antimicrobial and anti inflammatory actions. Curcumin has a long history as a folk remedy, and is still popular for wide variety of maladies from blood diseases to eye infection.
 
   
 

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