Botanical Name: Curcuma longa
Total Turmerones: 10 - 40%
Plant Part: Root
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Description / Color / Consistency: Pale yellow to orange-yellow liquid.
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: Clove Bud, Cinnamon Bark, Nutmeg, and Clary Sage.
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.