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Botanical Adulterants Monitor: Turmeric Root/Rhizome

The turmeric root/rhizome and root/rhizome extract Botanical Adulteration Bulletin (BAB), issued in May 2018, is the 14th in the series of bulletins published by the Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program (BAPP). Turmeric is one of the most important spices, and also among the most popular dietary supplement ingredients globally. The increased demand for turmeric extracts and the improvement of laboratory analytical

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Medicinal Value of Turmeric {Curcuma longa syn. C. domestica}

Also, Known As: Turmeric Belonging to the ginger family, turmeric grows round the year. The herb has a broad bulb that has big, rectangular and long leaves that are attached to the stem. Basically found and cultivated on a large scale in tropical countries like India, China, Jamaica, Indonesia. Haiti and Philippines, turmeric normally grows to a height of a yard. India

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Adulteration of Rhodiola (Rhodiola rosea) Rhizome, Root, and Extracts

By Ezra Bejar, PhD,a Roy Upton,b and John H. Cardellina II, PhDc American Botanical Council, PO Box 144345, Austin, TX 78714 American Herbal Pharmacopoeia, PO Box 66809, Scotts Valley, CA 95067, cReevesGroup, 1137 Treefern Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23451*Corresponding author Keywords: Rhodiola rosea, rhodiola, rhodiola root, rhodiola root extract, arctic root, arctic rose, golden root, adulterant, adulteration, substitution, Rhodiola crenulata, Crassulaceae   Goal: The goal of this

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