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Turmeric Essential Oil (solvent extracted)

Curcuma longa Origin: India

Turmeric Essential Oil (solvent extracted)

Overview

Botanical Name

Curcuma longa

Common Method Of Extraction

Steam distilled from a solvent extracted (Hexane) concrete

Parts Used

Root

Note Classification

Base

Aroma

Fresh, spicy-woody

Largest Producing Countries

India, China, and Japan

Traditional Use

Has a long history as a medicine, spice, and coloring agent.

Properties

Analgesic, antiarthritic, anti-inflammatory, antifungal, antioxidant, cholagogue, digestive, diuretic, insecticidal, stimulant

Blends Well With

Cistus, clary sage, ginger, ylang ylang

Of Interest

Fresh turmeric leaves can be used to wrap and cook food in.

Safety Data

May cause skin irritation. Not for internal use.

Disclaimer

This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.

As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.