Turmeric Leaf Oil

Turmeric Leaf Oil


Family Name:Zingiberaceae
Botanical Name:Curcuma longa
Extraction Method:Steam Distillation
Plant Part Used:Leaf
Appearance:Colorless to pale yellow
ODOUR:Sweet and spicy, with a bitter ton
Specific Gravity:0.916 to 0.936
Refractive Index:1.502 to 1.513
Optical Rotation:-24 to -27
Turmeric Leaf

Description

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.

Properties

It is natural antiseptic. , analgesic, anti-arthritic and 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.