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Latin name : Turmeric Longa
Part : Rhizomes
Country : India
Amount : 50 g, 100 g, 454 g (1lb) or 1kg
Properties : Natural vegetable coloring. On clear hair, it gives a nice golden yellow reflection. It soothes the sensitive scalp and makes the hair shine.
Make an 80% turmeric paste and 20% natural henna for pepper and salt hair that will find a beautiful golden color. Left to act for 20 minutes or more and rinse.
Give good looks to dull skins, soothes sensitive skin. The curcumin contained in turmeric powder is known for its action inhibitor of the activity of elastasis (enzyme responsible for signs of skin aging and the appearance of wrinkles). L'Turmeric essential oil is less cheerful than a turmeric mask (preferable to do it in oil since several turmeric molecules are liposoluble).
Precautions: Do not take with anti-coagulants because it fluidifies blood. Be careful with pregnant and breastfeeding women, as well as during menopause heat (it is a "hot" plant that could worsen the situation).
Plant powders' uses: In capsules, in food, in smoothie, in pastilles and energy balls, then externally (cosmetics, ointments, poultices). Unless exceptional, plant powders are not soluble in water, although several molecules they contain. For better results, it is preferable to extract these molecules in water, alcohol or in oil (certain molecules are fat -soluble). For more information, the Schools Flowers offers an introductory workshop and an à la carte course on the manufacture of therapeutic products.
We advise to consult a health professional before using medicinal plants, especially if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or under medication.
Information on this website has not been assessed by Health Canada and does not replace the opinion of a health professional. She is only informative.