Turmeric has extremely powerful anti-inflammatory properties that can be used to remedy a vast array of conditions from arthritis to ulcerative colitis. It also has a range of other medicinal actions including anti-coagulant, anti-depressant and cholesterol lowering properties.
The turmeric essential oil most commonly used in aromatherapy is steam distilled from the rhizomes of the turmeric plant which is scientifically known as Curcuma longa. It also sometimes goes by the name Curcuma oil. Its list of medicinal properties is very large and is the reason that turmeric essential oil can be used for such a wide variety of ailments.
- Turmeric roots
- Coconut oil
- Coarse stone
- Clean a coarse stone, also the turmeric roots.
- Add few drops of water to the stone and rub the root over the stone.
- This forms the turmeric paste.
- Collect a spoon full of thick turmeric paste.
- Heat a pan in low flame and pour coconut oil to the pan.
- Add the collected turmeric paste to the oil and stir well so that the turmeric extracts does not settle at the bottom. you can choose any carrier oil, usually turmeric and coconut oil is a wonder combination.
- Allow the oil to heat at low flame till you find bubbles. Switch off the flame, immerse one or two turmeric roots into hot oil and close the lid.
- Let the oil attain room temperature.
- The turmeric roots are dropped into oil so that all turmeric content would be spreed making the oil rich in turmeric benefits.
- Pour the oil to an air tight bottle and preserve it from moist and air.
- The stick can also be immersed into the bottle or can be discarded.
Note: That the sticks dropped into the oil should be free from moisture else the entire prepared oil gets fungal attack.
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