Mountain Rose Herbs

Turmeric Essential Oil (solvent extracted)

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.

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.

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