Turmeric Oleoresin



Turmeric Oleoresin

It is oleoresin obtained by extraction of roots of Curcuma longa Linn, with volatile solvents and concentration to remove the solvent. The oleoresin chiefly contains volatile oil, resin and yellow colouring matter known as curcuminoids. The chief component of curcuminoids is curcumin. Tumerone, zingiberene are the other constituents of volatile oil. It is reported to possess many pharmacological and anti inflammatory actions.


Botanical Name : Curcuma longa

Family Name : Zingiberaceae

Name in some International Languages : Spanish-Curcuma, Arabic-Kurcum, Chinese-Yu.Chin

Flavour Characteristics : Musky Flavour, slightly bitter and fragrant

Usage Profile : Foods, medicines and cosmetics

Commercial part : Rhizome or underground stem

Harvesting Season : December to March .

Specifications : Tumeric Oleoresin

Description : Extract of dried rhizomes of Curcuma longa L. (Family: Zingiberaceae).

Storage : Store in full, tight containers in a cool dry place, protected from sun light.

Appearance : Orange yellow to reddish brown coloured semi solid

Use: Color used Pickles , Natural colorant for Food, Cosmetics etc.

Odour : Characteristic mild flavour of turmeric.

Dispersibility/solubility : Can be dispersed in dry carriers such as salt, dextrose, etc.

Spice Equivalent : One kg replaces 60 kg of raw Turmeric

Colour Value : 1,41,000 to 1,50,000 CU

Curcumin content : 20 %

Residual solvent : 10 ppm - EOA

Microbiology : Free from microbial contaminants.

Shelf life : 24 months under the specified storage conditions.

Handling : Avoid contact with skin and eyes.

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