Oil Summary: Organic Turmeric essential oil is one of the oils widely used in South Asia for 2000+ years to treat many ailments. It has gain wide popularity in western countries these days due to anti-inflammatory property of the curcumin. Turmeric is also commonly used in South Asia in skin care products, primarily applied on face for skin rejuvenation and acne control. Turmeric oil can be taken orally and is known to cure phlegm and reduce inflammation. Used in curries and also known to prevent Alzheimer. It has been shown through studies that turmerone, a major bioactive compound of turmeric oil, inhibits microglia activation. Microglia are a type of cell located throughout the brain and spinal cord. Microglia activation is a sign of brain disease. Organic Turmeric oil contains a compound that stops this harmful cell activation, preventing and treating brain disease. Turmeric essential oil’s aromatic turmerone is believed to be a promising natural way to support the regeneration necessary to improve neurologic diseases like Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, spinal cord injury, and stroke. Turmeric essential oil can be quite useful if you are suffering from hair loss caused by a fungal infection. The anti-fungal properties of turmeric oil can rid your scalp of the infection leading to the end of hair fall. Massaging your hair and scalp with turmeric oil can cure the fungal infection in a few weeks depending on the severity of the infection.
Botanical Name: Curcuma Longa
Plant Origin: Sri Lanka
Processing Method: Steam Distillation
Odor and Color: Yellow; Earthy, warm, and spicy with a curry-like aroma
Contraindication: Turmeric essential oil should not be used undiluted in the eyes or mucus membranes. Before applying it to your skin it is advisable to do a patch test first either on your arm or leg. Consult your physician before using turmeric essential oil if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, nursing, taking medication, or being treated for any underlying condition. It is however safe to use for culinary purposes in food amounts even for children. Although turmeric oil has been known to repel ticks in pets, applying it in concentrated doses will cause skin irritation and discolor the pet’s fur. Keep away from the reach of children and pets.