Turmeric is a perennial plant in the ginger family and is originally native to India. This turmeric essential oil is gently extracted from Turmeric roots, which have been used medicinally for thousands of years, and have been recently discovered by Western medicine. CO2 extracted Turmeric is widely used throughout aromatherapy for its powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects. Turmeric may be added to pain and inflammation reducing essential oil blends to achieve its benefits.
Specific Benefits of Turmeric Essential Oil as follows: Skincare… Turmeric essential oil is widely used for skin conditions, including soothing damaged skin, reducing inflammation, and leaving the skin cells looking younger and boosting radiance.
Relief from digestive problems… Several of the main compounds in Turmeric are known to assist with balancing the digestive system and halting the formation of gas in the gastrointestinal tract. Turmeric contains Ar-turmerone, a naturally occurring chemical compound, which is known to support the liver and keep it healthy.
Pain relief… Because of its extensive anti-inflammatory properties, turmeric essential oil has been studied and shown to be a powerful method for pain relief, particularly in inflammatory diseases such as arthritis.
Properties: Anti-inflammatory, Antimicrobial, Antioxidant, Analgesic, Antifungal, Digestive
Perfumery Note: Base
Aroma: Fresh, Spicy, Woody
Blends with: Black Pepper, Cardamom, Cinnamon Leaf, Cinnamon Bark, Cistus, Clary Sage, Ginger, Myrrh, Sweet Fennel, Vanilla, Ylang Ylang.
Recipes We Love: Massage oil for pained joints:
8 drops Turmeric Essential Oil
Massage to skin above painful joints.
Radiant skin toner:
4 drops Turmeric Essential Oil
Apply to clean, damp skin
For digestive problems:
12 drops Turmeric Essential Oil
Mix the Turmeric Essential Oil and the Tamanu Oil together and rub it over your belly.