Botanical Name: Curcuma longa L* Origin: India * Extraction Method: CO2 Extraction * Plant Part: Dried, crushed rhizomes * Strength of Aroma: Medium * Aromatic Scent: Turmeric essential oil has a warm, rich, dry-spicy aroma* Blends well with: Bergamot, Blue Tansy, Carrot Seed, Cedarwood Virginian, Coriander, Geranium, Ginger, Lavender, Orange, Pepper Black, Petitgrain and Sandalwood* Suggested Uses: Warming and energizing, Turmeric is historically known for its cosmetic effects in oily skin, acne, eczema and fungal infections. Traditional use for arthritic pain is supported by research showing effective anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties. It is also used for menstrual pain and headaches. For pain mix 1 drop Turmeric, 2 drops Tansy Blue and 2 drops Pepper Black in 1 tablespoon of carrier oil and apply on affected area* Cautions: None known.(There is a potential for interaction with diabetic medication, but only when taken internally.) Please Note: The International Federation of Aromatherapists does not recommend that Essential Oils be taken internally unless under the supervision of a Medical Doctor who is also qualified in clinical Aromatherapy.