Turmeric (Curcuma longa) essential oil benefits
Turmeric Oil is very useful with aching joints, arthritis, chronic inflammation and after strenuous exercise. It is also excellent for digestive issues (gassy tummy) and to ease pre-menstrual tension and menstrual discomfort.
It's anti-fungal and antiseptic and it is very active in healing acne and prevent further breakouts.
Botanical Name: Curcuma longa
Method of Extraction: Steam distillation of the roots
Color: Pale to vivid yellow
Aroma: warm, spicy
Blends well with: Bergamot, Blue Tansy, Carrot Seed, Cedarwood, Coriander Seed, Geranium, Ginger, Lavender, Orange, Black Pepper, Petitgrain, and Sandalwood.
Therapeutic properties: Analgesic, antibacterial, anticoagulant, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antiseptic, antispasmodic, , carminative, digestive
HOW TO USE
Dilute 4-5 drops of Turmeric oil to 5 ml of carrier oil and massage to relieve still muscles and joints. Do not use on inflamed areas immediately after a sprain or strain (use Peppermint or Plai instead).
Dilute 5-6 drops of Turmeric oil to 5 ml of carrier oil and massage tummy to relieve menstrual tension. Blend with Lavender, Clary Sage, Marjoram
Dilute 2-3 drops of Turmeric oil to a cream base (5 ml/gr).
Do not apply undiluted Turmeric. Not for internal intake.