Aromatherapy for Body, Mind & Spirit

Turmeric Essential Oils Uses and Benefits

Turmeric Essential Oil Uses and Benefits

Turmeric Essential Oil Uses and Benefits

Turmeric Essential Oil Properties (Curcuma longa)

Turmeric essential oil has a spicy-woody aroma similar to the powdered spice used in Eastern cuisine, but even more vibrant and delicious.

  • 100% Pure, Concentrated, Undiluted
  • Therapeutic Quality
  • Steam Distilled from Turmeric Roots
  • Country of Origin: India

Turmeric Essential Oil Packaged

Amber glass bottle with Euro dropper. Tamper proof safety seal. Shrink wrapped.

Background Information on Turmeric Essential Oil

The turmeric root has been used in Ayurvedic medicine in India for its health benefits for thousands of years. The main anti-inflammatory compound in turmeric is curcumin. These inflammatory compounds make turmeric essential oil very useful for body aches and pains. It can be used to treat headaches and relieve pain and swelling from minor injuries and wounds. Because of the anti-inflammatory benefits, turmeric oil can be used for hair loss, especially male pattern baldness.* Containing powerful anti-oxidants, turmeric oil is great for skin care to treat the effects of free radicals and aging.*

Turmeric essential oils has various health properties. It is anti-inflammatory and is helpful for arthritis and joint issues.* It also works very well as a digestive, and helps cease gas issues.*

*This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA and is not intended to diagnose, treat, or prevent any disease.

Turmeric Essential Oil Packaged

Amber glass bottles with Euro plug, tamper proof safety seal and safety shrink wrap.

Turmeric Essential Oil Uses and Benefits 

Turmeric essential oil can be used topically, but should be diluted. Add to a suitable carrier oil or lotion and use for massage, or use with a skin cream to deliver a high dosage of anti-oxidant levels to the skin.* Turmeric also has antimicrobial and antifungal properties, which helps with the blood clotting process, and increases wound healing, and thus is a natural remedy beneficial for small cuts and abrasions.*

Turmeric essential oil is used in aromatherapy for its relaxing, stimulating, and balancing properties. Turmeric essential oil is excellent for oriental/fantasy type aromas. It can lend a very distinct softness and roundness to a spicy blend, and is excellent with ginger, ylang ylang, clary sage, and spices.

See our references at the bottom of this page for additional information.

*This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA and is not intended to diagnose, treat, or prevent any disease.

Turmeric Essential Oil Blends

Because of its botanical and spicy fragrance, turmeric essential oil is perfect for creating an essential oil blend for aromatheraputic benefits. Turmeric works well in oriental fragrance based blends. It can be used to balance out a higher spice fragrant blend. It partners well with ginger, ylang ylang, black pepper, cinnamon, and other spice aromas essential oils. This oil can be used in combination with other oils in an oil diffuser to boost mood, or as part of a steam treatment for clearing sinus congestion.*

*This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA and is not intended to diagnose, treat, or prevent any disease.

Turmeric Essential Oil Safety Tips

Turmeric essential oil should be diluted with a carrier oil. It can increase UV sensitivity if used topically. May interact with diabetes medications.

References

Turmeric Pure Essential Oil Reviews

“Its aroma is warm and spicy, reminiscent of ginger, with slight woody undertones. This is a great oil, I love using it in my diffuser.” –Lynne

“Good price and timely delivery.” – Inspector 

Adds just the right amount of color to my soaps.  I love it!” – C. Henry 

Essential OilTurmeric
Botanical NameCurcuma longa
SourceRoot
Country of OriginIndia
Method of DistillationSteam
CharacteristicsDark reddish brown oily liquid with typical odor of turmeric
Main ConstituentsCurcumin
CAS No.8024-37-1