Source: Curcuma longa is cultivated in India.
Extraction: Turmeric essential oil is obtained by steam distillation of the dried roots.
Aroma: Tumeric essential oil has a fresh, spicy, woody odour.
Fragrance note: Base.
Properties: Anti-oxidant, bactericidal and stimulant. It is high in minerals and vitamin C. Turmeric essential oil has been shown by scientific research conducted between 1971 and 1991 have a stronger action than hydrocortisone.
Uses: Massage, baths and vaporization.
Turmeric is especially good for hand and foot preparations.
Blends well with: Cistus, Clary Sage, Ginger and Ylang Ylang.
Caution: Always dilute Turmeric Essential Oil to 5% or less in a carrier oil before application to the skin.