Curcumin is a yellow colored polyphenol, and a main component in turmeric. It is also found in ginger. Curcumin can act like the hormone estrogen. Avoid with hormone sensitive conditions. Turmeric belongs to the curcuma species group, of which there are over 100 specific species, all belonging to the Zingiberaceae family.
ANTIMICROBIAL / ANTIVIRAL
Compiled by: Kathy Sadowski