Turmeric Identification and Adulterant Detection

This application note showcases the use of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectroscopy in conjunction with multivariate statistical analysis to identify curcuma species, detect adulterants, and determine the purity of turmeric dietary supplements. Fill out the form to learn the advantages of using NMR as a quality control tool in the analysis of botanical products, enabling accurate and traceable identification of adulterants, thereby addressing the challenge of adulteration in the industry.

What Will You Learn?

  • The challenges posed by the increased global demand for turmeric, including the widespread adulteration of turmeric dietary supplements with other curcuma species and various additives such as dyes and fillers.
  • The use of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectroscopy as a powerful tool for identifying curcuma species, determining product purity, and detecting adulterants in turmeric-based dietary supplements.
  • The benefits of NMR spectroscopy, including its high reproducibility, accuracy, and ease of use, in conjunction with multivariate statistical analysis for comprehensive and reliable screening of botanical products.
  • How NMR functions as a fingerprinting technique, providing insights into the metabolomic profile of different plant samples, ensuring batch-to-batch consistency in the manufacturing sector, and establishing the authenticity of raw materials used in consumer product production.
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