Turmeric Curcuma Essential Oil 10ml or 15 ml. Botanical Name: Curcuma Longa L. Country of origin: India Extraction Method: Steam Distilled Plant part: Root Scent: Curcuma Essential Oil has the same spicy, fresh woods aroma as the powdered spice Tumeric used in Eastern cuisine. Many would argue that the oil is more brilliant, and more delicious. Strength of Aroma: Medium Note: Base Blends well with: Curcuma Essential Oil blends a very distinct softness and roundness to any spicy scent or blend. This includes Ginger, Clove Bud and Cinnamon Bark as well as Ylang-ylang and Clary Sage. History: In use for the past 2,500 years, the traditional use of Curcuma in India has been as an antiseptic, and in small amounts, as a spice. Cautions: Curcuma Essential Oil has potential irritating and toxic effects when used in large concentrations. Avoid use during pregnancy.