Curcuma (Curcuma longa) Essential Oil

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Curcuma (Curcuma longa) Essential Oil

Curcuma (Curcuma longa) Essential Oil

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Curcuma (Curcuma longa) Essential Oil
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Plant description

Latin Name : Curcuma longa
English Name : Turmeric
French Name : Curcuma
Family : Zingiberaceae
Origin : Madagascar, India

History and Origin

Turmeric is a perennial plant that can reach one meter in height. It has several rhizomes which are yellow-orange on the inside. The name turmeric may come from Latin terra merita which means "meritorious earth". Turmeric has been used for millennia to treat inflammation and stomach problems. 

Aromatherapy Data Sheet

Distilled Part : Rhizome
Extraction : Steam distillation
Oil Characteristics : Clear and mobile liquid with a yellow to brown-orange colour. Its perfume is woody and earthy.
Properties : Stimulant, carminative +, choleretic ++. Cicatrizant. Anthelminthic ++. Antalgic +. Aphrodisiac.
Indications : Digestive and hepato-biliary insufficiency, aerocoly, colitis, worm infection ++. Rheumatism +. Dermatosis.

Uses

Culinary

Turmeric is often used in cooking, mostly in Indian food. It is an ingredient in the composition of many spice blends. It is also used as a food coloring and preservative. 

Environment

In diffusion for calming and relaxing.

Skincare

Turmeric essential oil can be added to cosmetic preparations for its anti-wrinkle and regenerating benefits for mature skins. Turmeric can also fight dandruff.

Synergy

It blends well with ginger, clove, cinnamon, nutmeg and sage. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Safety

  • Avoid for pregnant women, babies and children (neurotoxic and abortive).
  • Avoid taking it on a long-term period and at high doses.
  • Make a skin test before using it. 

Chromatography

Lot B-CULOMDG11N

Madagascar

Ketones : Ar-turmerone Mw=216 (38,76 %), α-turmerone (23,37 %), β-turmerone Mw=218 (CURLONE) (8,94 %)

Monoterpene : α-phellandrene (4,00 %)

 

Lot BCULOMDG06T (2016/06)

Madagascar

Ketones: α-turmerone mw=2018 (41,91 %), β-turmerone Mw=218 (curlone) (19,38 %), ar-turmerone Mw=216 (11,40 %)

Monoterpene: α-phellandrene (4,88 %)

Sesquiterpene: α-zingiberene 

 

Lot BCULOMDG08T (2019/03)

Madagascar

Ketones: α-turmerone (39,90 %), β-turmerone (16,62 %), ar-turmerone (14,91 %)

Monoterpene: α-phellandrene (4,24 %)

 

Lot BCULOIND06V (2021/04) 

India

Ketones: Ar-turmerone (20,89 %), turmerone (17,95 %)

Sesquiterpene: α-curcumene (18,83 %)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Documentation and References

  • FRANCHOMME, Pierre, Docteur PÉNOËL, Daniel, L’aromathérapie exactement, Éditions Roger Jollois.
  • MCVICAR, Jekka, La passion des herbes aromatiques-culinaires-médicinales-cosmétiques et comment les cultiver, Guy Saint-Jean éditeur.
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