Turmeric has been known for thousands for years for its amazing health promoting properties. There are various ways one can use turmeric, using turmeric essential oil (obtained from turmeric root) is one of them. Extraction pulls out all oil friendly compounds from turmeric root. Turmeric essential oil then can be used in various ways to provide benefits against inflammation, muscle pains, etc.
Use Turmeric essential oil anywhere an effective anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant may be helpful. It has been noted potentially helpful for arthritis care and at the same time, should benefit anyone seeking to address joint and muscle aches and pains.
|Botanical Name||Curcuma Longa L.|
|Country of origin||India|
|Cultivation||Conventional (Non GMO)|
|Extraction Method||Steam Distilled|
|Color||A thin, clear, pale yellow liquid.|
|Scent||Curcuma Essential Oil has the same spicy, fresh woods aroma as the powdered spice Tumeric used in Eastern cuisine. Many would argue that the oil is more brilliant, and more delicious.|
|Strength of Aroma||Medium|
|Ingredients||Curcuma Longa L.
Main Constituents: Curcumin: 23.75%
|Usage||Use diluted – 50:50 dilution (one part essential oil: one part of vegetable oil). Then, apply several drops (2-4) on location, ankles and wrists. Apply to chakras/vitaflex points. Directly inhale or diffuse.
What Chakra is Affected? Balance root, base chakra.
|Blends well with||Curcuma Essential Oil lends a very distinct softness and roundness to any spicy scent or blend. This includes Ginger, Clove Bud and Cinnamon Bark as well as Ylang-ylang and Clary Sage.|
|History||Has historical applications as an antiseptic and for skin care use against acne and facial hair in women. Turmeric (Curcuma longa root) has been used medicinally for thousands of years, and is only recently being discovered by Western science and medicine for its incredible range of benefits. Also known as “Indian Saffron”, the aroma, too, is simply wonderful.|
|Warnings||Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.|
|Manufacture||Best Natures Cosmetic|
|Country of Manufacture||Canada|
|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.