New Zealand Candle Supplies
Turmeric Root Essential Oil
|Botanical Name||Curcuma Longa|
Description Turmeric essential oil can be taken orally or applied externally. It is a powerful anti-inflammatory, helping with joint and muscle care, and reducing the pain from arthritis.
Properties: Turmeric essential oil can help to reduce redness from blemishes and the antibacterial properties are said to disinfect the skin and help reduce acne.
Turmeric seed essential oil blends well with: Frankincense essential oil, Petitgrain essential oil, Ginger essential oil, Clary Sage essential oil, Cinnamon essential oil, Nutmeg essential oil and Clove bud essential oil.
Contraindications/Cautions: Those with particularly fair skin may experience temporary staining when applied externally, a patch test is recommended before use. irritation may occur to those with sensitive skin. Before going into direct sunlight ensure that the oil is fully absorbed into the skin.