A standardized powdered extract from the roots of the Curcuma longa (Turmeric) plant (together with this and this). The trio is called Tetrahydrocurcuminoids (THC) and has skin-brightening, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant magic properties.
Other turmeric extracts have brilliant yellow color that makes them difficult to use but this one is color-free.
Show me some proof
- Journal of drugs in dermatology : JDD., 2013 Oct;12(10):1131-7., Curcumin: a novel treatment for skin-related disorders.