Turmeric Essential Oil 10 ml

Rp 54.120

Turmeric has always been a chef’s favorite, but its amazing benefits have come to light in recent years. Turmeric essential oil is derived from the root of the turmeric plant and can be used in many ways to boost health and immunity. A highly-concentrated anti-inflammatory compound makes it effective in soothing inflammation associated with headaches, arthritis, joint disorders, gout, and chronic intestinal diseases such as Crohn’s. When applied to the skin, antioxidants reduce the appearance of wrinkles, improve elasticity, and make skin look and feel younger while protecting against irritation.
        Spicy scent.
        Antibacterial qualities to treat skin conditions.
        Antioxidants fight cell damage.
        Helps combat acne.

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Turmeric has always been a chef’s favorite, but its amazing benefits have come to light in recent years. Turmeric essential oil is derived from the root of the turmeric plant and can be used in many ways to boost health and immunity. A highly-concentrated anti-inflammatory compound makes it effective in soothing inflammation associated with headaches, arthritis, joint disorders, gout, and chronic intestinal diseases such as Crohn’s. When applied to the skin, antioxidants reduce the appearance of wrinkles, improve elasticity, and make skin look and feel younger while protecting against irritation.
        Spicy scent.
        Antibacterial qualities to treat skin conditions.
        Antioxidants fight cell damage.
        Helps combat acne.

INGREDIENTS

100% Essential Oil of Turmeric

HOW TO USE

Essential oils have the natural ability to heal, soothe, and stimulate. With antibacterial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, and antimicrobial properties, essential oils have a wide variety of uses.

Sniff essential oils right from the bottle for an instant pick-me-up, to relive anxiety, or to induce relaxation. Add to carrier oil, such as jojoba, and use in a soothing massage. Place a few drops in diffuser to eliminate household odors. Add to cleaning products for more antibacterial and antimicrobial power. During cold and flu season, diffuse daily to stimulate immunity. Mix with carrier oil and apply to the skin to heal wounds. Add a drop or two to your face serum and apply daily to and protect skin against the signs of aging.

Before applying to skin, do a patch test.

How to patch test – Wash, clean, and dry the area on your upper arm near the crook of your elbow. Apply small amount of essential oil and cover with a bandage. Leave the bandage on for 24 hours, then remove and check for irritation. If skin looks clear and there is no reaction after the allotted test time, the oil is presumably safe to use. If you feel irritation at any time duringthe test, remove bandage and wash area with soap and water.


Turmeric Essential Oil

Earthy, warm, and a tad bit spicy — turmeric is a staple spice in Indian and Southeast Asian cooking. But, did you know that turmeric essential oil itself has a lengthy chapter in history, too? A lot more concentrated than powdered turmeric, turmeric essential oil sure packs quite a punch.

In this article, we will explore everything about turmeric essential oil. From what it is made of to its extraction and myriad benefits. Let’s start!

What is Turmeric Essential Oil Made Of?

Turmeric essential oil is derived from the bright orange rhizomes of the Curcuma longa plant. Native to the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia, the plant thrives in temperatures between 20 °C and 30 °C. It also requires quite a bit of annual rainfall.

The plant can reach up to 1m tall and has bright yellow flowers. For the most part, flowering is usually in August.

How is Turmeric Essential Oil Extracted?

Usually, turmeric essential oil is extracted by steam distillation. This involves pushing hot pressurized steam through the roots or rhizomes of the plant. The purpose of this is to release the essential oil within. Then, the steam is condensed and, eventually, the essential oil is collected.

Benefits of Turmeric Essential Oil

1.     Excellent for skin

Turmeric essential oil has long been used as a natural remedy for skin conditions and irritations. For centuries, actually. With its potent antiseptic and antioxidant properties, the essential oil is definitely perfect for this purpose.

For example, the oil helps to dry out acne and its antibacterial properties prevent even more breakouts. To use turmeric essential oil to fight breakouts, mix 3 to 4 drops of the essential oil with a carrier oil and apply it to the areas affected.

Besides that, turmeric essential oil also helps to reduce blemishes and scars. Add a drop of the essential oil to a healing carrier oil (like argan oil) and apply the mixture to the blemish.

If you want to use the oil to treat sunburn, on the other hand, blend a drop of turmeric essential oil with jojoba oil to ease redness and pain.

As turmeric essential oil is chock-full of antioxidants, you can diminish the signs of aging with this wonderful oil, too. Simply add a drop or two of the essential oil to your serums, creams, and lotions.

2.     Promotes healthy hair

Rich in antioxidants, turmeric essential oil is often used to stimulate new cells for hair growth. Just add a few drops of the essential oil to your daily shampoo or conditioner.

On top of that, its anti-inflammatory nature also aids in getting rid of dandruff. Simply blend 4 to 5 drops of turmeric essential oil with a carrier oil and massage onto your scalp. Neem oil, which is great at keeping dandruff at bay, is excellent here.

3.     Relieves inflammation

Thanks to its powerful anti-inflammatory properties, turmeric essential oil can potentially fight inflammation at the molecular level.

For instance, the alpha-curcumene in turmeric essential oil helps to reduce inflammation associated with various chronic diseases, joint pain, aches, and more.

For quick relief, mix a few drops of turmeric essential oil with coconut oil and massage on the affected area. Repeat as needed.

4.     Boost the immune system

If you are feeling sluggish, weak, or sick, give turmeric essential oil a try. The oil has some powerful ingredients in it to help to boost your body’s natural defense.

Part of the reason for this is because turmeric essential oil activates bilirubin — a vital antioxidant that helps to strengthen your immune system.

Simply diffuse 4 to 5 drops of the oil in your diffuser and let it work its magic on your immune system.

5.     Treats colds and the flu

Curcumin, a compound in turmeric, has been shown to help fight a number of viruses and infections.

For quick relief, add 4 to 5 drops of turmeric essential oil to a bowl of hot water. Hold the hot water close to your face and drape a towel over your head. Inhale deeply for 10 to 15 minutes. The steam should help to relieve any congestion as well as to ward of the flu.

Alternatively, diffuse 4 to 5 drops of the essential oil in your diffuser right before you go to bed.

6.     Helps to manage depression and its symptoms

It was suggested in a 2014 study that turmeric is potentially as effective as Prozac in treating depression. It appears that this is, again, courtesy of the active compound of curcumin.

For a little boost in mood, you can inhale the essential oil directly from the bottle when you are feeling a little down. Alternatively, rub a few drops of turmeric essential oil between your palms. Then, cup your hands over your face. Breathe in deeply to feel its full effect.

You can always diffuse a few drops of turmeric essential oil in your diffuser, too. This will be perfect whether you are winding down after a long day, getting ready for bed, or even just meditating.

7.     Promotes good oral health

With its excellent antimicrobial, antibacterial, and anti-inflammatory properties, is it really all that surprising that turmeric essential oil can help to reduce inflammation of the gum as well as promote good oral health?

A 2011 study in the Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice showed that turmeric as a mouthwash “can be effectively used as an adjunct to mechanical plaque control methods in prevention of plaque and gingivitis”.

Simply add a drop of turmeric essential oil to your toothpaste to help treat inflamed gums. Alternatively, mix 2 to 3 drops of the essential oil with some water. Then, use it as a mouthwash daily.

8.     Helps with arthritis as well as muscle and joint pain

There is a reason why you often see turmeric used as a supplement for muscle and joint pain, arthritis, inflammation, and muscle stiffness. The active compounds in turmeric help to block inflammatory enzymes and chemicals that cause swelling. Besides that, it also has a warming effect that works wonders for pain relieve.

Simply blend turmeric essential oil with a carrier oil such as jojoba, moringa, or coconut oils. Then, massage deeply onto the affected areas. Repeat this twice a day.

Besides that, you can also try adding turmeric essential oil to a warm bath to take care of muscle cramps and aches as well as joint pain. About 5 to 10 drops of the essential oil should be enough.

Mixing Turmeric Essential Oil with Other Essential Oils

Turmeric essential oil’s spicy and earthy scent pairs well with ginger, black pepper, vanilla, and cardamom essential oils.

Apart from that, you can also try blending it with citrus essential oils such as blood orange, wild orange, and grapefruit essential oils.

Other Good-to-Know Information

While generally safe, always test essential oil on a small area before using it on larger areas. One rather obvious downfall of turmeric essential oil is it tends to stain clothing. In fact, it can permanently dye your clothes yellow. So, be extra cautious when you are using the essential oil

Besides that, the oil can also potentially cause your skin to be more sensitive to UV light. So, bear in mind to always exercise extra caution.

Is Turmeric Essential Oil Right for You?

While its scent may not be for everyone, the truth is its extensive benefits more than made up for any misgiving you may have for its fragrance. Try it out and it may surprise you.

Additional information

Weight50.00000000 g

Deskripsi Bahasa Indonesia

Essential Oil Turmeric (Kunyit)

Kunyit yang terasa familiar, hangat, dan agak pedas – merupakan bumbu pokok di masakan India dan Asia Tenggara. Tapi, tahukah Kamu bahwa essential oil kunyit itu sendiri memiliki cerita  yang panjang dalam sejarah? Jauh lebih terkonsentrasi daripada bubuk kunyit, essential oil kunyit tentu lumayan lebih nendang.

Pada artikel ini, kita akan mengeksplorasi segala sesuatunya tentang essential oil kunyit. Mulai dari apa ia dibuat dan cara ekstraksinya, serta banyak sekali manfaatnya. Ayo mulai!

 

Apa Itu Essential Oil Turmeric?

Essential oil kunyit berasal dari rhizoma berwarna oranye terang dari tanaman Curcuma longa. Berasal dari anak benua India dan Asia Tenggara, tanaman ini tumbuh subur pada suhu antara 20°C dan 30°C. tanaman ini juga hanya membutuhkan sedikit curah hujan tahunan.

Tingginya mencapai 1 meter dan memiliki bunga kuning cerah. Sebagian besar, musim pembungaan biasanya pada bulan Agustus.

 

Bagaimana Essential Oil Turmeric Diekstraksi?

Biasanya, essential oil kunyit diekstraksi dengan destilasi uap. Ini melibatkan pendorongan uap panas bertekanan tinggi melewati akar atau rimpang tanaman ini. Tujuannya adalah untuk melepaskan kandungan essential oil di dalamnya. Kemudian, uap terkondensasi dan, akhirnya, essential oil dikumpulkan.

 

Manfaat Essential Oil Turmeric

  1. Sangat baik untuk kulit

Essential oil kunyit telah lama digunakan sebagai obat alami untuk kondisi kulit dan iritasi. Malahan sebenarnya sudah berlangsung berabad-abad. Dengan khasiat antiseptik dan antioksidannya yang kuat, essential oil ini sangat cocok untuk tujuan tersebut.

Misalnya, minyak membantu mengeringkan jerawat dan sifat antibakterinya mencegah lebih banyak jerawat untuk muncul. Bila mau menggunakan essential oil kunyit untuk melawan berjerawat, campurkan 3 hingga 4 tetes essential oil dengan minyak pendamping dan oleskan ke area yang bermasalah.

Selain itu, essential oil kunyit juga bisa membantu mengurangi noda dan bekas luka. Tambahkan setetes essential oil ke minyak pendamping dengan efek penyembuh (seperti minyak argan) lalu oleskan campuran tersebut pada noda.

Di sisi lain, jika Kamu ingin menggunakan minyak untuk mengobati kulit terbakar akibat sengatan matahari, campurkan setetes essential oil kunyit dengan minyak jojoba untuk mengurangi merah-merah dan rasa sakit.

Karena essential oil kunyit penuh dengan antioksidan, Kamu juga dapat mengurangi tanda-tanda penuaan dengan minyak yang luar biasa ini. Cukup tambahkan satu atau dua tetes essential oil ke serum, krim, dan lotion mu.

  1. Mempromosikan rambut sehat

Kaya akan antioksidan, essential oil kunyit sering digunakan untuk merangsang perkembangan sel-sel baru untuk pertumbuhan rambut. Cukup tambahkan beberapa tetes essential oil ke shampo atau kondisioner harian mu.

Selain itu, sifat anti-inflamasinya juga membantu menghilangkan ketombe. Cukup campur 4 hingga 5 tetes essential oil kunyit dengan minyak pendamping lalu pijatkan ke kulit kepala. Minyak Mimba (Neem oil), yang sangat baik dalam menjaga rambut dari ketombe, sangat baik untuk digunakan dalam hal ini.

  1. Meredakan peradangan

Berkat sifat anti-inflamasinya yang kuat, essential oil kunyit berpotensi melawan peradangan di tingkat molekuler.

Misalnya, alpha-curcumene dalam essential oil kunyit membantu mengurangi peradangan yang terkait dengan berbagai penyakit kronis, nyeri sendi, rasa nyeri, dan banyak lagi.

Untuk langsung melegakan, campur beberapa tetes essential oil kunyit dengan minyak kelapa dan pijatkan di daerah yang bermasalah. Ulangi sesuai kebutuhan.

  1. Meningkatkan sistem kekebalan tubuh

Jika Kamu merasa lesu, lemas, atau sakit, cobalah essential oil kunyit. Minyak ini memiliki beberapa bahan kuat di dalamnya untuk membantu meningkatkan pertahanan alami tubuh Kamu.

Sebagian dari alasannya adalah karena essential oil kunyit dapat mengaktifkan bilirubin – antioksidan penting yang membantu memperkuat sistem kekebalan tubuh mu.

Cukup masukkan 4 hingga 5 tetes minyak dalam diffuser dan biarkan ia bekerja dengan baik pada sistem kekebalan tubuh mu.

  1. Mengobati masuk angin dan flu

Curcumin, kandungan senyawa dalam kunyit, telah terbukti membantu melawan sejumlah virus dan infeksi.

Untuk bantuan cepat, tambahkan 4 hingga 5 tetes essential oil kunyit ke dalam semangkuk air panas. Dekatkan air panas pada wajahmu lalu gantungkan handuk di atas kepalamu. Hirup uap dalam-dalam selama 10 hingga 15 menit. Uap ini dapat membantu meringankan penyumbatan serta untuk menangkal flu.

Sebagai alternatif, tambahkan 4 hingga 5 tetes essential oil dalam diffuser mu tepat sebelum pergi tidur.

  1. Membantu meredam depresi dan gejalanya

Disarankan dalam penelitian tahun 2014 bahwa kunyit berpotensi dapat bekerja seefektif Prozac dalam mengobati depresi. Tampaknya ini adalah karena, sekali lagi, kekuatan milik senyawa aktif curcumin.

Untuk memberi sedikit peningkatan pada suasana hati, Kamu dapat menghirup essential oil langsung dari botolnya ketika perasaan sedang agak down. Atau, gosokkan beberapa tetes essential oil kunyit di antara telapak tangan mu. Lalu, letakkan tangkupkan telapak tangan di atas wajahmu. Hirup napas dalam-dalam untuk merasakan efek sepenuhnya.

Kamu juga bisa kapanpun menambahkan beberapa tetes essential oil kunyit ke dalam diffuser. Ini biasanya sangat cocok untuk saat bersantai setelah hari yang panjang, bersiap-siap untuk tidur, atau bahkan hanya sekedar bermeditasi.

  1. Meningkatkan kesehatan mulut yang baik

Mengandung sifat antimikroba, antibakteri, dan anti-inflamasinya yang sangat baik, apakah benar-benar bakal mengejutkan bila essential oil kunyit dapat membantu mengurangi peradangan gusi serta meningkatkan kesehatan mulut dengan baik?

Sebuah studi 2011 dalam Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice menunjukkan bahwa kunyit sebagai obat kumur “dapat secara efektif digunakan sebagai pendukung untuk metode dalam mengontrol mekanisme plak dalam pencegahan plak dan radang gusi”.

Cukup tambahkan setetes essential oil kunyit ke pasta gigi mu untuk membantu mengobati gusi yang meradang. Atau, campurkan 2 hingga 3 tetes essential oil dengan air. Kemudian, gunakan sebagai obat kumur setiap hari.

  1. Membantu dengan radang sendi serta nyeri otot dan sendi

Ada alasan mengapa Kamu sering melihat kunyit digunakan sebagai suplemen untuk nyeri otot dan sendi, radang sendi, peradangan, dan otot kaku. Senyawa aktif dalam kunyit membantu memblokir enzim inflamasi dan bahan kimia yang menyebabkan pembengkakan. Selain itu, ia juga memiliki efek hangat yang bekerja sangat baik untuk meredakan rasa sakit.

Cukup campurkan essential oil kunyit dengan minyak pendamping seperti jojoba, moringa, atau minyak kelapa. Kemudian, pijat dengan kuat ke bagian yang sakit. Ulangi ini dua kali sehari.

Selain itu, Kamu juga dapat mencoba menambahkan essential oil kunyit ke air mandi hangat untuk merawat kram dan nyeri otot serta nyeri sendi. Sekitar 5 hingga 10 tetes essential oil sudah cukup.

 

Mencampur Essential Oil Turmeric Dengan Essential Oil Lainnya

Essential oil kunyit beraroma pedas dan familiar akan cocok dengan jahe (ginger), lada hitam (black pepper), vanilla, dan essential oil kapulaga (cardamom).

Selain itu, Kamu juga bisa mencoba memadukannya dengan essential oil jeruk-jerukan seperti jeruk darah (blood orange), jeruk liar (wild orange), dan essential oil jeruk bali (grapefruit).

 

Informasi Good-to-Know Lainnya

Meskipun umumnya aman, tapi selalu uji essential oil pada area kecil di kulit sebelum menggunakannya pada area yang lebih besar. Salah satu kekurangan essential oil kunyit yang cukup terlihat jelas adalah bahwa ia dapat menodai pakaian. Bahkan, minyak ini bisa membuat warna pakaianmu jadi kuning secara permanen. Jadi, berhati-hatilah saat menggunakan essential oil ini.

Selain itu, minyak ini juga berpotensi menyebabkan kulit Kamu menjadi lebih sensitif terhadap sinar UV. Jadi, ingatlah untuk selalu ekstra hati-hati.

 

Apakah Essential Oil Turmeric Tepat Untuk Kamu?

Walau aromanya mungkin tidak untuk semua orang, tak bisa dipungkiri bahwa beragam manfaatnya sudah memberi lebih dari cukup untuk menutupi aroma nya yang mungkin kurang ideal untukmu. Coba saja dan mungkin kamu akan dibuatnya terkejut.

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