Author(s): Harshal Ashok Pawar*
Curcumin is the main coloring substance present in Turmeric (Curcuma longa L., Zingiberaceae) and two related compounds,
demethoxycurcumin and bisdemethoxycurcumin are altogether known as curcuminoids. Curcumin due to its potential biological
activity, is high on demand and has high market potential as well as high cost. The present review work was mainly focused on
compilation of data related to extraction of curcuminoids from turmeric using different techniques and further isolation,
identification, and analysis of curcumin.