Many research in the AMC is about drugs with complicated names that could be beneficial to patients. This research is about the anti-cancer effects of turmeric or turmeric extracted from a tropical plant.
Turmeric is known for the yellow powder which is widely used in Asian cuisine to color rice. It is the poor man’s saffron, an inexpensive alternative to the much more expensive saffron (stamens of flowers) that you also get yellow rice. “It is weird that this powder has such a powerful effect for only a few euros at the supermarket,” Heger expresses his fascination with turmeric. There are more parties who benefit from attention to turmeric. It’s a nice ornamental plant with beautiful white, pink or purple flowers.