curcumin can help in the management of oxidative and inflammatory conditions, metabolic syndrome, arthritis, anxiety, and hyperlipidemia. It may also help in the management of exercise-induced inflammation and muscle soreness, thus enhancing recovery and subsequent performance in active people.
Curcumin is a bright yellow chemical produced by plants of the Curcuma longa species. It is the principal curcuminoid of turmeric (Curcuma longa), a member of the ginger family, Zingiberaceae. It is sold as an herbal supplement, cosmetics ingredient, food flavoring, and food coloring.[1
It's a potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant. It may also help improve symptoms of depression and arthritis.
Curcumin (abbreviated CUR), known as diferuloyl methane, is an intense orange-yellow solid and a natural ingredient of the plant rhizome of Curcuma Longa L.