Turmeric Root Essential oil
There are various ways to using turmeric essential oil (obtained from turmeric root). The Extraction process 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. Some turmeric oils are 60-65% alpha-curcumene (a Sesquiterpene hydrocarbon). This is also the main constituent in turmeric root which gives turmeric its anti-inflammatory properties.
Turmeric and turmeric oil both are now known to have anti-cancer properties, 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:
As with turmeric, turmeric oil is also anti-allergic, antibacterial, antimicrobial, antifungal, antiparasitic, antiviral and anti worm. It is also considered to be good antivenom.
If you’re on medication or pregnant please check with your doctor prior to use, it can be applied right on the skin.
Plant Part: Root
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Description / Color / Consistency: A thin, clear, pale yellow liquid.
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: A base note with a medium aroma, Turmeric Essential Oil has the same fragrant woody scent as the powdered spice used in Eastern cuisine.
Product Abstract: Turmeric is a perennial plant with roots or tubers. It is a deep orange on the inside and has roots about 2 feet long. It has been in very wide use by women for skin care, and well known globally as a cooking spice. It has also been used as a mild colouring agent in cold-processed soaps.
Cautions: 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.
IMPORTANT: Product is for external use only unless otherwise indicated. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease, and it should not be used by anyone who is pregnant or under the care of a medical practitioner.