Curcumin BP or USP – Pharmaceutical Extract of Turmeric
Curcumin BP or USP is an API which is used by the Pharma & Drug industry.
CAS Number: 458-37-7
Molecular formula: C21H20O6
Curcumin is the standardized form of Turmeric Extract. Turmeric called Haldi in India. Its botanical name is Curcuma longa. It is a very popular herb worldwide for its culinary uses and its health benefits. Curcumin which is the main active ingredient and constituent in turmeric has an extremely long history of medical use, dating back more than 4000 years.
Curcumin BP or USP is the principal curcuminoid of the popular Indian spice turmeric, which is a member of the ginger family (Zingiberaceae). Turmeric has been used historically as a component of Indian Ayurvedic medicine since 1900 BCE to treat a wide variety of ailments. Curcumin BP or USP acts as a free radical scavenger and antioxidant, inhibiting lipid peroxidation and oxidative DNA damage. Its potential anticancer effects stem from its ability to induce apoptosis in cancer cells without cytotoxic effects on healthy cells. Curcumin BP or USP can interfere with the activity of the transcription factor NF-?B, which has been linked to a number of inflammatory diseases such as cancer. In vitro and animal studies have suggested the curcumin may have antitumor, antioxidant, antiarthritic, anti-amyloid, anti-ischemic, and anti-inflammatory properties.
Curcumin BP & Curcumin USP health benefits
Curcumin helps fight infection & improve immunity
Curcumin use over time has been successful in improving the body’s ability to fight against infections. In research and studies conducted on Curcumin, there is a large notable increase in the body’s first line defence called anti-oxidants which fight infections.
Curcumin helps combat depression
Compounds in Curcumin are said to help reduce symptoms of Major Depressive Disorder. Curcumin has been successfully researched and shown to have a positive effect on several physiological systems that are related to the cause of depression.
Curcumin is anti-inflammatory
Inflammation is the body’s immune system’s response to harmful stimuli. It is our body protecting itself with the use of the body’s immune system. Curcumin increases the body’s ability and it’s immune system’s ability to fight infection. Curcumin is a safer alternative with little or no side effects within safe dosage levels when compared to other anti-inflammatory drugs.
Curcumin helps provide relief from pain
Anti-inflammatory properties in Curcumin make it helpful in pain relief. It also alleviates pain in rheumatoid arthritis, Carpal tunnel syndrome, post-operative pain, gallstones & kidney stones, headache & backaches, and ulcers.
Curcumin for Osteoarthritis
Curcumin is very effective for managing arthritis. In research and clinical studies, there has been significant reduction observed in patients who took Curcumin for more than 32 weeks.
How to Take
Recommended dosage, active amounts, other details
Most studies conducted on Turmeric extract or Curcumin standardised supplements suggest an optimum dosage of 350 to 500 mg of purified extract per dose. It is safe to take as much as 4000 mg of Plain Turmeric per day.
At HimPharm we manufacture Curcumin as per different standards. Curcumin BP & Curcumin USP are what we manufacture generally. These are available for bulk supply as Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients for the Pharmaceutical or Drug manufacturing companies or consumers. These bulk quantities of Curcumin are manufactured for industrial use by other manufacturing of formulating companies in natural products, health supplements or dietary supplements.
Get in touch with us and contact us to know more about the qualities of Curcumin we manufacture or enquire about the price, packaging, source a Certificate Of Analysis or MSDS for Curcumin USP or Curcumin BP.
We regularly export Curcumin to many destinations all over the world, through Air or Sea freight – get in touch with HimPharm to ask for a detailed price quote CIF price with insurance and freight for your nearest airport or seaport.