Quality of turmeric powder in herbal stores: pharmacognostical investigations on turmeric powders obtained from herbal stores in Istanbul, Turkey

Kuruldak E., Yilmaz F. N., Toplan G. G., Celik B. O., Mat A.

ISTANBUL JOURNAL OF PHARMACY, vol.51, no.1, pp.92-97, 2021 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 51 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.26650/istanbuljpharm.2021.824107
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)
  • Page Numbers: pp.92-97
  • Keywords: Curcuma longa, turmeric, curcuminoids, TLC, antibacterial activity, ash content, BIOLOGICAL-ACTIVITIES, CHEMICAL-COMPOSITION, FRESH, OIL
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Background and Aims: Curcuma longa L., known as Turmeric, has been traditionally used in Asian culture since ancient times to treat several disorders. With the increase in studies on turmeric and its major compounds, it became popular. The study aims to investigate the safety and efficacy of powdered samples collected from 15 different herbal stores in Istanbul.