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Is kurkuma-extract vegan?

Kurkuma-extract is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is kurkuma-extract?

Kurkuma-extract, also known as turmeric extract, is derived from the root of the Curcuma longa plant. With its distinct bright yellow color, kurkuma-extract has a warm, earthy flavor and is often used as a natural food coloring and spice. In addition to its culinary uses, kurkuma-extract has been traditionally used for its potential health benefits, including its anti-inflammatory properties and potential as an antioxidant. The active compound in kurkuma-extract, curcumin, has been studied for its potential to support a healthy immune system, promote healthy digestion, and support joint health. Kurkuma-extract is a popular ingredient in Indian and Southeast Asian cuisine and is becoming increasingly popular in the Western world for its unique flavor and potential health benefits.

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