Botanical Name: Curcuma longa
Plant Part: Root
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Plant Description: Turmeric is a perennial plant with roots or tubers. It is a deep orange on the inside and has roots about 2 feet long.
Color: Pale yellow to reddish-brown oily liquid.
Aromatic Fragrance: Turmeric Essential Oil has the same spicy, fresh woods aroma as the powdered spice used in Eastern cuisine.
Aromatic Strength: Medium
Common Applications: Turmeric Essential Oil is viewed as a strong relaxant and balancer. It also has historical applications as an antiseptic and for skin care use against acne and facial hair in women.
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Storage Directions: Essential Oils should be stored in a cool dry place out of direct sunlight. Essential Oils should be stored in colored glass, the most common storage method being used today are Boston Round Bottles in the amber tint.
Blends Well With: Ginger, Clove Bud, Cinnamon Bark, Nutmeg, and Clary Sage.
Cautions: Turmeric Essential Oil has potential irritating and toxic effects when used in large concentrations. Avoid use during pregnancy.