Curcumin is the main active ingredient in Turmeric It is yellow colored. Turmeric is a flowering plant, Curcuma longa of the ginger family. It has been used in Asia for thousands of years playing a great part in Siddha ayurvedic medicine. Turmeric started off as a diet and gradually began to be used for medical reasons. It is arguably the most powerful herb on the planet at fighting and potentially reversing disease. As time goes on awareness of turmeric and its use as medicine is continuously increasing. It is commonly used as a food coloring and is one of the basic ingredients in curry powder. It is a chinese medicine used as an anti-flammatory to heal many health disorders like liver problems, blood pressure, digestive disorders, cancer treatment, treatment for skin diseases and wound healing. One of its well-known healing compounds curcumin has played a great part in its healing properties and has been proven through many peer reviews.