Curcuma longa

Known as: CURCUMA LONGA WHOLE, turmeric, Curcuma longas 
An East Indian plant that is a member of the ginger family and is used as a spice and food color. The underground stems are used in some cultures to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Turmeric is a spice derived from the rhizomes of Curcuma longa, which is a member of the ginger family (Zingiberaceae). Rhizomes… (More)
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2007
Review
2007
Turmeric, derived from the plant Curcuma longa, is a gold-colored spice commonly used in the Indian subcontinent, not only for… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Turmeric, the rhizome of Curcuma longa L., has a wide range of effects on human health. The chemistry includes curcuminoids and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Curcuma longa (turmeric) is a well-known indigenous herbal medicine. The aqueous extracts, when administered orally to the mice… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
beta-Amyloid (betaA) induced oxidative stress is a well-established pathway of neuronal cell death in Alzheimer's disease. From… (More)
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2001
Review
2001
A wide array of phenolic substances, particularly those present in edible and medicinal plants, have been reported to possess… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Curcumin (diferuloylmethane), a yellow substance from the root of the plant Curcuma longa Linn., has been demonstrated to inhibit… (More)
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Review
1999
Review
1999
Food and eating have powerful symbolic value among the hinduistically-influenced ethnic groups of Nepal. In addition, food plays… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The medicinal properties of curcumin obtained from Curcuma longa L. cannot be utilised because of poor bioavailability due to its… (More)
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
Anticancer activity of the rhizomes of turmeric was evaluated in vitro using tissue culture methods and in vivo in mice using… (More)
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