CONFLICT OF INTEREST DISCLOSURE
The primary preparation of this monograph was by Marilyn L. Barrett, PhD, of Pharmacognosy Consulting in Mill Valley, California, USA. This document was formally edited and peer-reviewed by independent medicinal plant scientists with expertise in the areas of herbs and medicinal plants, particularly turmeric and curcumin, under the auspices of the American Botanical Council (ABC), an independent, tax-exempt [under the US Internal Revenue Service code section 501(c)(3)], non-profit research and education organization in Austin, Texas, USA (www.herbalgram.org). Funding for the research, compiling, writing, editing, peer review, copyediting, layout, and digital and print publication of this monograph was provided by an unrestricted educational grant to ABC by EuroPharma, Inc. of Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA. EuroPharma, Inc. is a Sponsor Member of ABC. Sponsor Members do not influence the policies or editorial content of ABC publications.