- Country of Origin
- Farming Method
- Certified Organic
- Latin Binomial
- Cucurma Ionga
- Other Names
- Plant Part
About the plant:
Where it grows:
Traditional uses and lore:
- USDA Certified Organic
- Digestive aid
Turmeric is an ancient medicinal plant with a long list of benefits. Lately it has received well-deserved recognition from modern medicine for its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.
Colds, Fever: Direct Inhalation, Steam Inhalation (except in the case of asthma)Poor Digestion: Topical Application, CompressArthritis, Bruises, Inflammation, Infection, Rheumatism: Topical Application, Massage, Whole Body Massage, Compress, AromaticBath
Moderately toxic and irritant in high concentration. Possible sensitization problems.
Turmeric has been used medicinally for thousands of years, and is only recently being discovered by Western science and medicine for its incredible range of health benefits.
Turmeric Essential Oil is most often used as a liver tonic but is useful also with other digestive problems, like flatulence, indigestion and lack of appetite. It has anti-inflammatory properties and assists in detoxification. Therefore it can be helpful with arthritis, joint and muscle aches.
It also has strong antioxidant activity (stronger than most essential oils) and anti-mutagenicity and thus may have a cancer preventing effect. Overall it is a warming, relaxing oil, known to help ease anxiety, fatigue, exhaustion and other stress related symptoms.
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