Turmeric Leaf Oil
|Botanical Name||:||Curcuma longa|
|Common Name||:||Curcuma longa l. leaf oil|
|Plant Parts Used||:||Leaves|
|Extraction Method||:||Steam Distillation|
|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 cineole.
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.