Dr. Muhammed Majeed, president of Sabinsa Corporation, announced that the company has been assigned a patent for CURCUMIN C3 COMPLEX®. The US Patent #5,861,415 dated January 19, 1999, is entitled "Bioprotectant Composition, Method of Use and Extraction Process of Curcuminoids."
Curcuma longa (turmeric root) is one of the most widely used herbs in Ayurveda materia medica. The dried root, which has been used for centuries as a spice, food preservative and a coloring agent, has been found to be a rich source of phenolic compounds, or curcuminoids. Sabinsa’s unique composition (C3 Complex) of the roots’ three main curcuminoids, and their ability to prevent, as well as intervene in free radical activity, has been awarded patent protection and recognition.
Sabinsa Corporation is an application-oriented manufacturing and marketing company which manufactures and supplies quality assured phytonutrients, standardized herbal extracts and specialty tine chemicals used for nutritional, pharmaceutical and food products. Sabinsa distinguishes itself by its extensive research support for its customers and products, and the scientific credentials of its key staff.