Microwave and ultrasound assisted extraction of curcuma longa l.
- At: 2008 FIP Congress in Basel (Switzerland)
- Type: Poster
- By: FREITAS, Luis (University of São Paulo, RibeirÂo Preto, Brazil)
- Co-author(s): Araujo, Rafael (University of São Paulo, RIBEIRÂO PRETO, Brazil)
Paiva Junior, Elias (University of São Paulo, RIBEIRÂO PRETO, Brazil)
Correia, Cristiane (University of São Paulo, RIBEIRÂO PRETO, Brazil)
Curcuma longa L, a plant originally from India, but popularly known in Brazil as “açafrão-da-terra”. Açafrão-da-terra has many confirmed therapeutical properties, such as antinflammatory, hepatoprotective, antiviral, antibiotic, antioxidant, neuroprotective and anti-tumoral. Its activities were proved in many scientific works, however.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.