||Curcuma longa l. root oil
||Plant Parts Used
||Color & Odor
||Orange yellow liquid with spicy, earthy, warm-woody
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 oil has various chemical compounds that include Curcumin,
zingiberine, ketone, essential oils, phellandrene, limonene, ar-turmerone,
a-turmerone, ß-turmerone, 1,8-cineole.
Specific Gravity :
0.9160 - 0.9366 @ 25°C
Refractive Index :
1.5023 - 1.5138 @ 20°C
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 oil assist digestion and prevent the formation of gas. It
promotes proper metabolism in the body, correcting both excesses and
- A good blood purifier, and works as a tonic to aid digestion and
- It is used to give golden color to foods such as curries, mustards,
mayonnaise, pickles and sauces.
- Turmeric improves skin complexion and also reduces hair growth on