Turmeric (curcuma longa) is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial plant which grows up to 1m tall and it is highly branched with aromatic rhizomes. It requires range of temperature between 20ÃÂ° to 30ÃÂ° C & sufficient amount of rainfall for the growth of rhizome. It can grow in most types of soil but it grows better in rich well drained thick clay soil.
It is a key ingredient in many dishes. In India it has been used for remedies of stomach
& liver ailments it is also used to make dye. It is considered highly auspicious & holy in India.EXTRACTION
Turmeric oil is extracted by solvent extraction method from the rhizomes (root).DESCRIPTIONSynonyms
: Turmeric oil, Curcuma, Indian Saffron, Curcuma longaBotanical Name
: Curcuma longaPart Used
: Leaf, RhizomeColor
: Dark Reddish brown colorViscosity
: Watery in viscosity Perfumery Note
: Typical odor of TurmericShelf Life
: Two yearsDensity
: 0.970-0.990Refractive Density:
The chemical constituents of turmeric oil is Valeric acid, d-borneol, d sabinene, cineol, d-a phellandrene, zingeriberene, sesquiterpene.BLENDING
Turmeric oil blends with essential oils like Cistus, clary sage, Ginger, Ylang ylang, Patchouli, Lavender, bergamot, cinnamon, sea buckthorn oil
- It is used in preparation of anti-inflammatory & pain relieving formulas.
- It is also useful for arthritis & joint care.
- It is used as spice in food industry.
- PHARMA products like anti-fungal & antimicrobial use turmeric oil as an ingredient.
- It stops formation of gas in gastrointestinal tract.
- It supports liver & keeps it healthy.
- It has anticancer us properties.
- It prevents hair loss.
- It is used to make skin look younger.
- It is also used as good antivenom.
SAFETY & PRECAUTIONS
- Precaution should be taken while using Turmeric oil, Excess consumption can be dangerous
- Pregnant women should use turmeric oil after consulting doctors.