Aroma: Spicy, warm, and sharp - smells like the turmeric dry spice
Latin Name: Curcuma longa
Country of Origin: India
Cultivation Method: Harvested from wild growing plants
Extraction Method: Steam distilled
Extracted From: Roots
Color: Yellow to slightly green
Perfumery Note: Base
Aromatherapy Properties: Exotic, spicy, and warming
Suggested Use: Aromatically, this essential oil can add warmth and spice to a blend. Topically, it warms aching joints and muscles, and may help with skin blemishes or indigestion. Dilute to 2% with topical use, which equals about 10 drops of essential oil per ounce of carrier oil.
History: Well known as a domestic spice worldwide, turmeric is one of the spices used in curry, and makes the sauce a bright yellow or orange color.
Specific Safety Information: Not for internal use. Dilute properly with topical use. Certain essential oils can be contraindicated with certain medical conditions. Ask your doctor if you have any questions before use.
This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and is not intended to diagnose, treat, prevent, or cure a disease.