Essential Oil – Turmeric

£6.50

10ml Bottle

Out of stock

Turmeric Essential Oil

Plant/Part     Plant/Rhizomes

Latin Name   Curcuma longa

Note            Base

Extraction     Steam distillation

Aroma          Fresh, woody and spicy

Features

Turmeric essential oil is said to be helpful for everyday aches and pains, muscle pains and also for sluggish digestion. It is an anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory, bactericidal and said to be a stimulant

History

Although the precise origin of turmeric is not known, it appears to have originated from tropical Southeast Asia. The traditional use of turmeric was in India as an antiseptic. It has been in very wide use by women for skin care, particularly to discourage facial hair and acne. Turmeric is also well known as a domestic spice around the world.

Mind

It is an uplifting oil which can ease anxiety and stress-related illnesses, helping to eliminate anguish and fear. Helpful for insomnia, nervous fatigue and relieving the physical and mental symptoms of depression.

Body

Turmeric oil is said to be good for arthritis, muscle aches and pains and rheumatism. It is known to be an insect repellent.

Effect on Skin

Turmeric has potential irritating and toxic effects when used in large concentrations.

Blends

Ginger, Frankincense, Ylang Ylang and Clary sage.

Essential Oils to Avoid

Diabetes – Eucalyptus, Geranium, Lemon

Epilepsy – Eucalyptus, Fennel, Rosemary, Sage

High Blood Pressure – Rosemary

Pregnancy – Basil, Birch, Cedarwood, Clary Sage, Cypress, Geranium, Jasmine, Juniper, Marjoram, Myrrh, Peppermint, Rosemary, Turmeric

Avoid all essential oils during the first three months of pregnancy.

Skin Sensitivity – Black pepper, Citronella, Clove, Ginger, Lemon, Lemongrass, Orange, Peppermint, Turmeric

Photosensitising Oils – Bergamot, Grapefruit, Lemon, Lime, Orange, Mandarin and Tangerine

They react to ultraviolet light making the skin more sensitive.

Avoid stimulants after using essential oils, especially alcohol, caffeine and spicy foods. An aftercare advice sheet should be available after your first treatment.

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