Turmeric—or more specifically its primary bioactive compound, curcumin—is one of the most popular nutraceuticals in use today. In fact, a report1 by Grand View Research predicted that the global curcumin market will reach $94.3 million by 2022. This is consistent with a more recent report from Global Market Insights2, whose data predicts the global curcumin market will exceed $145 million by 2027.
Why is curcumin so popular? Like vitamin D, curcumin is one of those nutraceuticals for which research suggests a broad range of potential benefits. Likewise, turmeric has been used as a traditional remedy in Chinese