Turmeric Oil

Botanical Name of Raw Material:  Curcuma Longa L 

Turmeric is a flowering plant in the ginger family. It is commonly used as a food colouring and is one of the basic ingredients in curry powder. Turmeric is widely used to heal wounds and many health disorders like liver problems, digestive disorders and skin diseases. The oil is obtained by the steam distillation of dried tubers of Curcuma Longa L. The product is a free-flowing liquid that is pale yellow to orange yellow in colour, with a characteristic spicy, fresh, rooty odour. The main component is turmerone. It is used in flavouring, anti-inflammatory and medicinal preparations.

SpecFormatSolubility
Total turmerones: Min 30.0%LiquidOil Soluble

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Our Process

STEAM DISTILLATION

Steam distillation is the technical process applied to recover the heat sensitive compounds from spices. Spice oils are unstable and heat sensitive compounds are present in the spice.

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Applications

Cosmetics

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How is Turmeric oil extracted?

A flowering plant from the ginger family, Turmeric is a commonly used colouring agent and is known for its medicinal properties. Turmeric oil is obtained by the steam distillation of the dried tubers of Curcuma Longa L. The key component in Turmeric essential oil is Turmerone.

What is Turmeric essential oil used for?

Turmeric essential oil is mainly used in cosmetics applications. It also is a key ingredient in flavouring, anti-inflammatory and medicinal formulations.

What are the colour and aroma profiles of Turmeric oil?

A free-flowing oil soluble liquid, Turmeric oil ranges from pale yellow to orange yellow in colour. It has the characteristic; spicy, fresh and rooty turmeric aroma.

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