Turmeric Essential Oil
GC/MS Key Constituents:
Sesquiphellandrene <beta> 8.85%
Zingiberene <alpha> 5.67%
1,8 Cineole 3.17%
Atlantone <E-alpha> 2.12%
Phellandrene <alpha-> 1.07%
Plant Origin: India
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled from the Rhizomes.
Gastrointestinal conditions, indigestion, dyspepsia, stomach cramps, general aches and pains, rheumatism, rheumatoid arthritis (Worwood, 563).
Analgesic, anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, antispasmodic, cholagogue, digestive, diuretic, restorative, stimulant, stomachic, tonic (Worwood, 563).
Tumeric has antidiabetic effects (Buckle, 86).
[Tumeric] has been used in treatment of squamous cell carcinoma and melanoma, as well as many other forms of cancer, with actions that may be explained by its ability to interfere with multiple cell signaling pathways (Schnaubelt, 162).
Topical: Apply diluted to affected area as desired.
Ok for children 2+ with proper dilution.
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Inhalation: Diffuse or rub a drop on palms and inhale.
Generally regarded as safe (GRAS) by the FDA
Although the quality of Selah Oils is excellent, it is not advised to take essential oils internally unless under the guidance of a certified physician who is also certified in aromatherapy. We recommend getting internal dosing instructions from a licensed physician as some essential oils are not recommended for oral consumption. This is in no way a reflection on our oil quality, only a matter of safety and caution with respect to how concentrated essential oils are. When used within safe parameters, and under your physician's care, the quality of our essential oils is such that they can be used internally if deemed appropriate.
However, with that said, it is important to remember the extreme concentration of essential oils. "Using essential oils by rubbing them into the skin or via inhalation is in many cases more effective than oral delivery" (Schnaubelt 96).
Avoid if using multiple medications.
Avoid during pregnancy.
May cause skin irritation - always dilute before applying to skin. Best to test a skin patch before using.
Do not use for prolonged time periods.
If for any reason you get essential oils in your eyes, put carrier oil along the eyebrows above the eyes and on the cheekbones below the eyes.
Do not put essential oils inside your ear canal.
This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Worwood, Valerie. The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy (2016).
Buckle, Jane. Clinical Aromatherapy Essential Oils in Practice, Third Ed. (2015).
Schnaubelt, PhD., Kurt. The Healing Intelligence of Essential Oils (2011).
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