Turmeric - Organic Essential Oil - Curcuma longa - India - New Directions Aromatics
Botanical Name: Curcuma longa
Total Turmerones: 25 - 60%
Plant Part: Roots
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Description / Color / Consistency: A clear, thin, yellow to orange-yellow liquid.
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: Base note with a medium aroma. Turmeric Organic Essential Oil has the same fragrant aroma of the spice, with a mild earthy note and a slightly spicy, herbal scent.
Product Abstract: Turmeric is a perennial tropical plant with roots that extend to about two feet in length. Deep orange on the inside, Turmeric rhizomes have a fleshy, ginger-like appearance and is well known globally as a cooking spice and a herbal skin care remedy. It has also been used as a mild coloring agent in cold-processed soaps.
Cautions: Dilute well 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.
Storage: It is recommended that oils packaged in metal containers (for safe shipping) be transferred into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.