Curcuma longa

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Turmeric (Curcuma longa), also known as Indian Saffron and Indian Yellow Root, is a perennial tropical herb belonging to the ginger (Zingiberaceae) family. Native to India and Southeast Asia this golden spice has been used for thousands of years for culinary, religious and medicinal purposes. It is a staple ingredient in Asian and Middle Eastern cooking and has long been used in Ayurvedic, Siddha and Traditional Chinese Medicine for treating a wide range of ailments.
Turmeric essential oil is steam distilled from the ‘cured’ roots (rhizomes). It is yellow in colour and has a distinctive, spicy, smoky, woody aroma.

Turmeric was used in the ancient Ayurveda and Unani medicine system to treat a large number of health-related problems such as indigestion, common cold, liver ailments, etc. It was also applied to wounds and cuts as it comprises antiseptic and antibacterial properties.

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APPEARANCE    Pale yellow to orange yellow coloured liquid 
ODOUR      Warm, fresh, spicy, slightly woody aroma 
SPECIFIC GRAVITY @20°C    0.925 - 0.971
REFRACTIVE INDEX @20°C 1.499 - 1.521

Some of the main components of Tumeric oil include:


ALLERGENS: No known allergens.


Turmeric Essential Oil can be used for relief from stress and anxiety through its diffusion via a burner or oil diffuser. The oil can also be added to face washes and skin creams to avoid pimples, scars, and hyperpigmentation. A few drops of this oil can be blended with a carrier oil of choice to make a massage blend which can be applied to the pain affected area for relief.

Turmeric essential oil is rich in antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties. The essential oils has abundant antioxidants and anti-allergic, anti-bacterial, anti-microbial, anti-fungal properties.

Used on the skin Turmeric Essential Oil is believed to cleanse, clarify, smooth, calm, invigorate, and brighten the skin. In general it supports skin health and removes excess natural skin oil. It diminishes the appearance of blemishes and wrinkles while improving the skin’s resiliency. Moistures dry skin and alleviates itchiness.

Turmeric oil works as an exfoliate to remove dead cells and reveal new skin, which can enhance natural radiance and promote a supple, healthy, revitalized appearance.

Used in hair Turmeric Essential Oil is used to nourish and strengthen the strands, remove loose dandruff flakes from the hair and moisturize dryness to help establish healthy scalp conditions that are conducive to hair growth.

Turmeric Essential Oil used in massage formulations helps support the body’s natural recovery process after vigorous activity and injuries. It promotes skin elasticity and firmness. Through it moisture promotes a sense of well-being through massage when experiencing itching, bruising, soreness, pain, cramps, and inflammation. Turmeric oil invigorates the skin and supports the body’s natural digestive function.

Used in aromatherapy, Turmeric Essential Oil is supports and strengthens immune function and encourage a positive response. It helps soothe the mind and uplift the mood with its warm, woody, earthy, and spicy scent. Turmeric oil promotes positive emotions and increased energy while addressing negative emotions, fatigue, loss of appetite, headaches, and symptoms of allergies, colds, and fevers. Also helps manage respiratory conditions that make breathing difficult, such as asthma.

Blends well with:
Ginger, Clary Sage, Frankincense, Ylang Ylang. Cinnamon Bark, Cardamom. Wild Orange, Grapefruit, Bergamot, Cassie, Coriander, Patchouli, Sandalwood, Lavender and Neroli.