Scientific name: Curcuma longa
Oil origin: Root
Extraction: Steam distillation
Aroma: Fresh, Woody, Spicy
Odor strength: Medium
Evaporation: Medium note
Turmeric is one of the most nutrient dense spices in the world. Our turmeric oil is the finest quality with a fresh and characteristic turmeric scent.
This oil has been known for thousands of years for its amazing health-promoting properties. There are various ways one can use it, 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.
This oil is very powerful and packed with rare compounds as it is extracted from such a powerful healer herb. When analyzed turmeric oil may show the presence of 400-500 different kinds of molecules. What is even more amazing is that many of these molecules have receptor sites in our neuroendocrine systems too.
Anti-inflammatory: Some turmeric oils are 60-65% alpha-curcumene (a Sesquiterpene hydrocarbon). This is also the main constituent in the root which gives turmeric its anti-inflammatory properties. Turmeric oil has been used with other essential oil such as Frankincense, Plai, etc. for preparing anti-inflammatory and pain relieving formulas.
Arthritis and joint problems: This oil has been found useful for arthritis and joint care. It also helps in muscle pain.
Industrial usage: This oil is used as a spice in the food industry. It is also used in pharma industry where it is used in making anti-inflammatory, pain relieving, anti-microbial, anti-fungal, antiseptic (and more) drugs/ointments.
Digestion related: Zingiberene and 6-gingerol are main compounds present in turmeric oil which help in bringing the digestive system in order and also stops the formation of gas in the gastrointestinal tract.
Benefits to the liver: Ar-turmerone, a compound present in this oil is known to support liver and keep it healthy.
Skin and hair: turmeric oil is also known to help in preventing hair loss, especially male pattern baldness. This action is also attributed to its anti-oxidation and anti-inflammatory properties. Turmeric oil is also used in many skin care formulas to make skin look younger.
Other health-promoting properties of turmeric oil: It is anti-allergic, antibacterial, antimicrobial, antifungal, antiparasitic, antiviral and antiworm. It is also considered to be good antivenom.
Turmeric essential oil is a quintessential addition to cosmetic applications, personal care formulations, soaps, perfumery, incense, candles, and aromatherapy.
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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.
Safety precautions: Extremely potent use with care. Consult a professional reference for correct dilution ratios prior to application.
Avoid in pregnancy and lactation. Keep away from eye area. Keep out of reach of children.