The active ingredients of traditional Chinese medicine extracts such as turmeric may help eliminate the new coronavirus The novel coronavirus pneumonia (COVID-19) has evolved into a global pandemic. Worldwide, the situation of the new crown epidemic continues to escalate, and the prolonged soaring e
The Washington State University research team has developed a drug delivery system that uses curcumin, the main ingredient in the spice turmeric, which can successfully inhibit bone cancer cells while promoting the growth of healthy bone cells. Osteosarcoma is currently the second most prevalent cau
With the improvement of economic level, especially in recent years, people have higher and higher requirements for health, and more and more cases of using natural pigments in the production process of food. Natural pigments are of great help to people's health and can prevent the occurrence of dise
As the largest consumer market for turmeric, the United States imports millions of pounds of turmeric raw materials all over the world every year. A large part of them are used in fragrance products and dietary supplements. However, as the market continues to heat up, more and more new turmeric prod
The Journal of Cancer has published a study revealing the therapeutic effects of two antioxidant compounds when combined to fight colon cancer. Curcumin is the active ingredient in turmeric, already known for its anti-inflammatory properties, whereas silymarin, a component of milk thistle, has been used to treat liver disease. In laboratory tests, researchers from Saint-Louis University in the USA found that colon cancer cells stopped multiplying and spreading, and that cell death increased when exposed to the two natural compounds
The study of Hawaiian herbal medicine is being restored at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Professors there are bringing back Laau lapaau, an ancient Hawaiian practice that uses island plants and herbs to treat various ailments. The Hawaiian word for health (ola) also means life.