Turmeric Essential Oil -- Curcuma Longa (Turmeric)
Botanical Name: Curcuma longa
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: A base note with a medium aroma, Turmeric Essential Oil has the same fragrant woody scent as the powdered spice used in Eastern cuisine.
Blends well with: Ginger, Clove Bud, Cinnamon Bark, Nutmeg, and Clary Sage.
Total Turmerones: 10 - 40%
Plant Part: Root
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Description / Color / Consistency: A thin, clear, pale yellow liquid.
Product Abstract: Turmeric is a perennial plant with roots or tubers. It is a deep orange on the inside and has roots about 2 feet long. It has been in very wide use by women for skin care, and well known globally as a cooking spice. It has also been used as a mild colouring agent in cold-processed soaps.
Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
Storage: It is recommended that oils packaged in metal containers (for safe shipping), be transferred into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.