Turmeric Essential Oil

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Turmeric Essential Oil
100% PURE, THERAPEUTIC GRADE ESSENTIAL OIL
COMMON NAME Turmeric Essential Oil
BOTANICAL NAME Curcuma longa
PLANT PARTS USED Rhizome
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN India
 
Turmeric has attracted much popularity and scientific study due to its now well-documented anti-inflammatory and antioxidant activity, and has historically been used in India for many different ailments. This is a pungent and powerful oil with a wonderful bright yellow colour – it can stain clothing and linen so dilute well and take care after use.
Nature/Essence – Warming & Calming
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Turmeric oil helps calm aggravated skin conditions including eczema, acne and psoriasis and has a place in anti-aging and brightening skin care due to its protective antioxidant properties (use sparingly, may temporarily stain the skin due to the intense yellow colour of the oil).
 
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The principal use for Turmeric oil is to soothe and loosen stiff aching joints and rheumatic conditions. It helps ease fluid retention and is also used to stimulate digestion function and healthy elimination. It can be helpful to apply to the lower back or abdomen to ease menstrual discomfort and bloating.
 
MIND ICON 72pxFOR THE MIND
Turmeric is balancing and calming, having a warming tonic effect on the mind and body.
 
HOME ICON 72pxFOR THE HOME
Studies show Turmeric oil has insect repellent properties – blend with oils such as Citronella or Lemongrass to create a natural insect repellent spray.
BLENDS WELL WITH
Lavender,RosemaryMarjoram and Wintergreen
Appearance Dark reddish brown 
Odour Description Typical, characteristic odour of turmeric
Main Constituents Turmerone, ar-turmerone, curlone, eugenol
Specific Gravity Min0.9010 Max0.9710
Optical Rotation Min -9 Max +36
Refractive Index Min 1.4990 Max1.510
- Consultation with a suitably qualified practitioner is recommended prior to use
- For external use only.
- Do not apply to skin undiluted
- Not recommended for use during pregnancy
- Perform a patch test prior to use

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