Turmeric Essential Oil (India)
Active Ingredient: Curcumin: 21.1%
Botanical Name: Curcuma longa
Plant Part: Root
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Description: Turmeric is a perennial plant with roots or tubers. It is a deep orange on the inside and has roots about 2 feet long.
Color: Pale yellow to reddish-brown oily liquid.
Common Uses: Turmeric Essential Oil is viewed as a strong relaxant and balancer. It also has historical applications as an antiseptic and for skin care use against acne and facial hair in women.
Strength of Aroma: Medium
Blends well with: Ginger, Clove Bud, Cinnamon Bark, Nutmeg, and Clary Sage.
Aromatic Scent: Turmeric Essential Oil has the same spicy, fresh woods aroma as the powdered spice used in Eastern cuisine.
History: The traditional use of Turmeric was in India as an antiseptic. It has been in very wide use by women for skin care, particularly to discourage facial hair and acne. Turmeric is also well known as a domestic spice around the world.