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    Organic turmeric essential oil

    A plant native to India, herbaceous with large leaves growing at the base of the soil. Its rhizome has been used as a spice, textile dye and remedy since ancient times. Golden yellow in colour, it is a key ingredient in curry and was imported to Central Europe and Greece under the name "Yellow Ginger". Its essential oil is full of spicy, woody and fresh fragrances.

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    Quality Botanical family: Zingiberaceae Latin name: Curcuma longa Origin: Madagascar Cultivation: Controlled organic agriculture - Certisys-BE1 control Part used: Rhizome Production process: Steam distillation Quality: 100% pure, natural, integral and chemotyped - Food Olfactory notes: spicy, woody, fresh Main constituents Ketones: turmerones (63%) Monoterpenes: alpha-phellandrene Sesquiterpenes: curcumene, zingibirene Our opinion The rhizome of turmeric, with all its constituents, never ceases to amaze. Of all the "roots of life", this is without doubt one of the most remarkable. The essential oil is clearly a reflection of this: it is the exaltation of life and symbolises carpe diem. Precautions for use Not to be used by pregnant or breastfeeding women, children under 3 years of age, or by people with epilepsy or a history of convulsions, due to the presence of turmerones (neurotoxic and abortive in high doses). Powerful essential oil, limit its use to short periods. To be used on the advice of a health professional. Risk of allergy (limonene): take care not to overdose in mixtures. An elbow test is recommended prior to any skin application (min 48 hours before use). Possible anti-estrogenic effect, take into account in case of hormonal treatment. Possible interaction with antidiabetic drugs. Avoid internal use without medical advice. Avoid contact with the eyes. Keep out of reach of children. Store away from heat and light.

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