Turmeric Essential Oil (Curcuma longa)


Turmeric may also be referred to as common turmeric. It is typically processed using steam or hydro distillation as a method for extracting oil from the rhizome.


Turmeric oil comes from the root of Curcuma longa plants. It has a fragrant woody scent.

Essential Facts

  • Aroma Description: Earthy, Rich, Slightly musky, Spicy, Warm, Woody
  • Common Name(s): common turmeric
  • Synonyms(s) for Curcuma longa: Amomum curcuma, Curcuma brog, Curcuma domestica, Curcuma longa var. vanaharidra, Curcuma ochrorhiza, Curcuma soloensis, Curcuma tinctoria, Kua domestica, Stissera curcuma

  • Botanical Family: Zingiberaceae
  • Botanical Genus: Curcuma
  • Chemical Family: Ketones, Sesquiterpenes
  • Perfumery Note: Base
  • Indigenous Country: India
  • Cultivation: Unsprayed
  • Processing Methods: Steam or Hydro Distillation
  • Part Typically Used: Rhizome
  • Shelf Life: 5-6 years
  • Ethically and sustainably sourced Ethically and sustainably sourced
  • Vegan Vegan

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