Organic Curcuma Longa CO2-to extract contains all CO2-soluble, lipophilic components. The yellow-orange, clear to slightly turbid liquid oil with a typical smell contains a high concentration of bioactive turmerones. The extract consists of 70 - 90% essential oil, which contains mainly alpha-turmerone, beta-turmerone and ar-turmerone. Further small amounts of alpha-phellandrene, alpha-zingiberene and sesquiphellandrene, as well as traces of curcumin.
The extract is produced by supercritical fluid extraction with natural carbon dioxide, without any solvent residues, inorganic salts, heavy metals nor reproducible microorganisms. The product is manufactured from the named raw material. It contains no additives and no other technical adjuncts, it is not blended and not formulated. The product is 100 % natural and it corresponds to the EC Flavouring Regulation No. 1334/2008 for flavouring preparations.
In vivo studies on animal models prove a good efficacy in the treatment of Trichophyton induced dermatophytosis as well as an anti-inflammatory effect on psoriasis.
Curcuma is an important seasoning and in traditional Chinese medicine and Ayurvedic medicine,
turmeric has been used to aid digestion and in treatment of liver and bile problems, it helps relieve
arthritis pain, and regulate menstruation. Today, traditional or folk uses of turmeric include heartburn,
dyspepsia, stomach ulcers, gallstones, inflammation, and cancer.