Scientific name: Curcuma longa

Family: Zingiberaceae

Origin: SE India

Medicinal use: The calming benefits of turmeric oil can be used by taking a drop or two in a vegetarian capsule. Turmeric oil contains the chemical components ar-Turmerone and Turmerone. It contains components that help our bodies with the absorption of curcumin, a strong antioxidant and the main compound actually found in raw turmeric root and turmeric extract.