Botanical Name : Curcuma longa
Latin name : Curcuma Longa
Common name : Haldi, Curcuma
Plant Part Used : Rhizomes
Description : Yellowish Orange Fine Powder
Standardised : 95% curcuminoids by HPLC
Application : Anti-oxidant
Downloads : Certificate of Analysis, Material Safety Data System
A perennial rhizome with roots or tubers oval, palmate, and profound orange inside; root-leaves around 2 feet long, lanceolate, since quite a while ago, petioled, decreasing at every end, smooth, of a uniform green; petioles sheathing spike, erect, focal, elongated, green; blooms dull yellow, three or five together encompassed by bracteolae. It is spread by cuttings from the root, which when dry is in bended barrel shaped or elliptical tubers 2 or 3 inches long, and an inch in measurement, pointed or decreasing toward one side, yellowish remotely, with transverse, parallel rings inside profound orange or ruddy chestnut, checked with sparkling focuses, thick, strong, short, granular, framing a lemon yellow powder. It has an impossible to miss fragrant scent and a bitterish, somewhat harsh taste, similar to ginger, energizing warmth in the mouth and shading the spit yellow. It yields its properties to water or liquor.
A harsh, unstable oil, chestnut shading matter, gum, starch, chloride of calcium, woody fiber and a yellowish shading matter named curcumin; this is acquired by processing turmeric in bubbling liquor, separating and vanishing the answer for dryness, the buildup being processed in ether, sifted and dissipated.
Tumeric is a mellow sweet-smelling stimulant sometimes utilized as a part of solution aside from as a coloring agent. It was at one time a cure for jaundice. Its primary use is in as a primary ingredient of Indian curry powders. It is likewise utilized as an adulterant of mustard and a substitute for it and structures one of the elements of numerous dairy cattle toppings. Tincture of Turmeric is utilized as a shading specialists, yet the scent is criminal. It colors a rich yellow. Turmeric paper is readied by dousing unglazed white paper in the tincture and after that drying. Utilized as a test for alkaloids and boric corrosive.