Turmeric essential oil has been shown by scientific research conducted between 1971 and 1991 have a stronger action than hydrocortisone.
When dliuted in a carrier oil for massage or a cream or lotion and exposed to direct sunlight it has a strong anti-bacterial action, due to a substance called curcumin (more strongly anti-oxidant than Vitamin E.) It's especially handy in foot and hand preperations thanks to its anti-fungal properties.
It's also used in perfumery especially in fragrances with an oriental influence.
Curcuma longa Root Oil is the oil obtained by steam distillation from
the root of the Turmeric, Curcuma longa L., Zingiberaceae.
Fresh spicy woody odour.
Turmeric has been used for centuries in Chinese Herbal applications.
Dilute in a carrier oil before skin application. Keep away from children and out of eyes. Do not take internally or apply undiluted to the skin. For further advice on using essential oils to treat medical conditions, we recommend you seek advice from a professional.
Please note that Amphora Aromatics Ltd cannot be held responsible for any injury, illness or adverse reaction to any recipes, instructions or advice given. It is the responsibility of the end user to ensure that they have followed the relevant safety protocols and that they are aware of any possible side effects before use. We always advise that a skin patch test is carried out before full usage of any natural product whether purchased from ourselves or elsewhere.