Aroma:Same fresh, spicy-woody aroma as the powdered spice used in Eastern cuisine, yet even more vibrant and delicious.
Latin Name:Curcuma longa
Country of Origin:India
Cultivation Method:Harvested from Wild Growing Plants
Extraction Method:Steam Distilled
Color:Yellow to slightly green
Aromatherapy Properties:Relaxing and stimulating; balancing.
Suggested Use:Dilute Turmeric Oil in an unflavoured/neutral Carrier Oil such as Grapeseed or Canola Oil (3 drops per 1oz. of Carrier Oil), and use in preparing stews, sauces and savory dishes.
Add to diffuser as part of an exotic blend.
History:Well known as a domestic spice worldwide. Turmeric is one of the spices used in Curry, and giving it its strong yellow color. Turmeric is a wonderful addition to meat dishes, and harmonizes very well with many spices and garlic.
Specific Safety Information:Possible toxic and irritating effects in large concentration - use sparingly. Always dilute.