February 6, 2015

Turmeric Essential Oil

Turmeric Essential Oil

There are various ways to use Turmeric essential oil (obtained from the turmeric root). The Extraction process pulls out all the oil friendly compounds from the root. Turmeric essential oil can be beneficial in fighting against inflammation, muscle pains, fungus and many others. Some turmeric oils are 60-65% alpha-curcumene (a sesquiterpene hydrocarbon). This is also the main constituent in the turmeric root which gives turmeric it’s anti-inflammatory properties.

Curcumin: 23.75%

Plant Part: Root

Origin: India

Processing Method:  Co2 Extracted

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 coloring 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.