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Name: Turmeric

Botanical Name: Curcuma longa

Main Constituents: Turmerones: 20 - 55%

Origin: India

Extraction Method: Steam Distilled

Part of Plant: Roots

Description & Colour: Pale yellow to yellow-orange liquid, thin consistency

Aromatic Summary: A warm, fresh, and spicy scent with a moderate woody aroma with ginger and a sweet orange-like top note

Flashpoint: 66°C

Storage:  Transfer out of any metal and shipping containers (used for safe shipping), keep in dark glass container 

Safety Notes: For external use only; dilute before use. May cause skin irritations, a skin test is recommended prior to use, avoid contact with eyes. Avoid During Pregnancy.

Usage: Antiarthritic, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial, digestive, diuretic, hypotensive, insecticidal, laxative, and stimulant. Used for skin care, cooking spice, and a mild colouring agent in cold-pressed soaps

Blends well with: Clove Bud, Cinnamon Bark, Nutmeg, and Clary Sage

As a common spice, Turmeric is known for its deep orange colour. It is rich in Vitamin C and minerals. The plant is a perennial tropical herb that grows up to 3 ft. It has thick rhizome roots (growing horizontally underground) and dull yellow flowers.

This information is for education purposes only and in no way is meant to serve as medical or professional advice. We are not responsible for any products made using these oils or the outcome of any application thereof. As always we recommend testing all products.