Essential oils


Essential oils

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Turmeric by its scientific name curcuma longa is one of the oldest natural remedies used. In the Hindu religion, turmeric is considered a sacred plant. A Hindu wedding tradition involves tying a string dyed with turmeric paste around the necks of the bride and groom symbolizing that the woman is married and able to run a house. In Madagascar, turmeric is known as tamotamo and is planted in the eastern region of the island. The rhizomes of the plant, sometimes mistaken for ginger, are distilled to produce turmeric essential oil.
Turmeric essential oil is highly concentrated in alpha turmerone, ar-turmerone, beta turmerone, beta sesquiphellandrene, ar-curcumene and alpha phellandrene. These different molecules give it the following main properties:

  • Choleretic, Hepato-Biliary Stimulant +++: turmerone promotes bile production by the liver. Bile allows better digestion, especially that of lipids. It also helps eliminate certain toxins present in the liver.

  • Digestive Tonic, Carminative ++: Turmeric essential oil contains monoterpenes and ketones which are molecules that reduce and promote the expulsion of intestinal gases.

  • Intestinal Antiparasitic ++: turmerone prevents the development of intestinal parasites.

  • Anti-Oxidant ++: the richness in turmerone of the essential oil of Turmeric gives it the capacity to capture the free radicals of the organism, thus delaying the aging of the cells.

  • Anti-Inflammatory ++ (sesquiterpene carbides): this essential oil modulates the body's response to an aggression suffered (inflammation) and calms the sensations of heat, and the resulting redness.

  • Healing ++: turmerone helps in healing by promoting the reconstitution of the skin after an injury.

  • Analgesic +: this essential oil helps reduce pain by inhibiting the secretion of molecules that are responsible for its transmission.

But also these secondary properties
  • antiseptic
  • aphrodisiac

Botanical characteristics
  • Latin name: Curcuma longa L.
  • Botanical family: Zingiberaceae
  • Distilled part: rhizomes
  • Country of origin: Madagascar
Biochemical characteristics
  • α-tumorone + ar-tumorone: 25 to 48%
  • β-tumorone: 15 to 38%
  • ar-curcumene + β-sesquiphellandrene: 2 to 10%
  • β-phellandrene: 2 to 10%
Physical characteristics
  • Density at 20 ° C: 0.925 to 0.945
  • Refractive index at 20 ° C: 505 to 1.515
  • Rotary power at 20 ° C: -30 ° to 5 °
  • Flash point: + 60 ° C
Organoleptic characteristics
  • Appearance: liquid
  • Color: pale yellow to dark yellow
  • Odor: fresh, woody, spicy
Turmeric essential oil is indicated by Aromeya in the following cases:
  • Digestive and hepatobiliary insufficiencies
  • Intestinal parasites
  • Sexual fatigue
  • Tissue aging
  • Digestive disorders (painful colitis, colon disorders) and stomach problems
External use
Apply 2 to 4 drops of turmeric essential oil, three times a day on the stomach and lower abdomen.
Internal use
If you are facing digestive disorders and to stimulate the liver and evacuate bile, Aromeya advises you to dilute 1 drop of turmeric essential oil in a bowl of hot water or a teaspoon of honey to take in beginning of the meal.

Avoid using turmeric essential oil for sensitive and delicate skin.

Medical advice

Seek medical advice before use for people with asthma.

It is recommended not to use this essential oil for a long time.

In ingestion

The use of Turmeric essential oil in ingestion requires a therapeutic prescription.

This essential oil can be used in cooking if it is diluted beforehand in a fat (oil, cream, yogurt, milk) or sweet (syrup, honey). She must not interfere pure.

Endocrine influence

Turmeric essential oil contains abortive molecules and is therefore prohibited for pregnant women.

Allergenic components Turmeric

essential oil contains an allergenic biochemical component:
  • limonene (≤ 1%)

Note: It is best to test the essential oil before using it (two drops in the crook of the elbow for at least 24 hours to check that there is no reaction).

Essential & vegetable oils from Madagascar
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