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The Sunny Oil Turmeric

Updated: Jul 4, 2021

Growing up my mum always cooked mostly Indian food, and Turmeric is quite an essential ingredient used in Indian cuisine. It has so many health benefits! I distinctively remember when I was young and had a stomach problem my mum would give me warm milk with some turmeric and it was better. So when a friend gave me a sample of Turmeric oil from DoTerra my imagination exploded with all the cooking possibilities! Needless to say I’ll be ordering the full bottle soon.

Where is Turmeric produced?

Turmeric oil is native to India and botanically part of the ginger family. It has been used for centuries in Ayurvedic medicine.

Turmeric oil benefits

Here are 5 amazing benefits of Turmeric oil:

  • ANTIOXIDANT- turmeric is a good source of natural flavonoids, which have been shown to have antioxidant activity.

  • ANTIBACTERIAL- Curcumin, gives turmeric spice its bright yellow color, has well-known antimicrobial properties.

  • INDIGESTION RELIEF -In traditional Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine, turmeric has been used to improve digestion. It is recognized as an alternative therapy for heartburn, inflammation, and stomach ulcers.

  • SKINCARE- Turmeric oil is abundant in antioxidants and has anti-allergic, anti-bacterial, anti-microbial, anti-fungal qualities which can help to promote clear, smooth skin

5 ways to use Turmeric essential oil

  • Turmeric face mask. –Get that smooth radiant looking skin by adding a drop to your existing face mask or whip up your own with clay, witch-hazel and a drop or two of Turmeric.

  • Turmeric Dhal (dahl, dal, daal)! - Add a drop to Dhal not only is it tasty but super warm and comforting and overall it’s great for your gut health. Check out out my Golden Turmeric Dhal recipe here.

  • Sunny Turmeric latte –Calm your nerves with a Sunny Turmeric latte instead of turmeric add a drop of turmeric oil.