Tumeric Essential Oil

Tumeric (Curcuma longa) Essential Oil- 10mls

Tumeric (Curcuma longa) Essential Oil

As with its herb- tumeric, the essential oil provides a useful alternative for external use. Originally from India, it is well known for its anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antimicrobial and anti-ageing properties (fine lines and wrinkles). It has historically been used in Chinese and Indian Ayurvedic medicine to treat arthritis due to its active components which are known to block inflammatory cytokines and enzymes. The effectiveness of oral intake of tumeric can sometimes be limited due to a variety of factors and the essential oil can be a useful alternative in many cases.

Other Traditional Uses
  • Hyperpigmentation (often used as a skin lightener
  • Acne and facial hair
  • Skin antiseptic- dandruff, dry scalp etc
  • Eczema (research has shown it may be stronger than hydrocortisone)
  • Sore muscles & joints

Usage:
  • Arthritis: Mix a couple of drops with a carrier oil such as olive oil and massage onto joints or muscles
  • Skin Conditions: Mix a couple of drops with a carrier oil such as coconut oil and apply to the affected area
Warnings
  • Similar to the spice it is yellow and can stain so use with caution
  • May increase skin sensitivity to sunlight so exercise caution
  • Do not take internally or apply undiluted to the skin
  • Keep out of reach of children
10mls - £4.80

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