||Curcuma longa l. leaf oil
||Plant Parts Used
||Color & Odor
||Yellow to slightly yellow green thin liquid with
spicy, earthy, warm odor
Turmeric is a perennial plant with roots or tubers about 1 metre in height.
Indian turmeric is considered the best in the world.
Constituents & Specifications :
Turmeric leaf oil has various chemical compounds that include phellandrene,
limonene, zingiberene, curcumene, turmerone, turmerone, turmerone and
It is natural antiseptic. aphrodisiac, analgesic, anti-arthritic,
anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, anti-tumoral, bactericidal, diuretic,
hypotensive, insecticidal, laxative, rubefacient and digestive stimulant
Benefits & Uses :
- Turmeric leaf essential oil is viewed as a strong relaxant and
balancer. It also has historical applications as an antiseptic and for
skin care use against acne and facial hair in women. It has a great role
in flavorings for food additives.
- It is one of the most important colouring materials of India. The
leaf oil yield the orange-red dye. It is much used to impart a yellow
colour to cloth.