Latin Name: Curcuma Longa
Plant Part Used: Rhizome
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
Aromatic Description: Warm, spicy, earthy, woody
As a key botanical of the traditional Ayurvedic health practices of India, turmeric root and turmeric essential oil have a long history that has inspired modern uses of turmeric today. Steam distilled from the turmeric root, Turmeric essential oil has two unique chemical components, Turmerone and ar-Turmerone.
Most commonly known for their nervous system and emotional benefits, these components make Turmeric essential oil a staple in your daily health routine. Advantageous to the immune system, Turmeric may have soothing benefits that promote a positive immune response.
As well, Turmeric can help to promote clear, smooth, and radiant-looking skin.