Turmeric is most widely used as food additive in curries because of its medicinal properties. Spices, when used in raw forms does not impart their total flavor and more often lose their aromatic constituents partially (because of their volatile nature) when finely grounded.
Turmeric is promoted as a dietary supplement for a variety of conditions, including arthritis, digestive disorders, respiratory infections, allergies, liver disease, depression, and many others.
Used in haircare applications, Turmeric Oil is reputed to restore and support scalp health. For a moisturizing, conditioning, and fortifying hair mask that also removes loose dandruff flakes, add 3 drops of Turmeric Essential Oil to 4 Tbsp. of a preferred Carrier Oil and leave it on for up to 30 minutes, then shampoo and condition as usual. Hair that is light in color might potentially experience staining at first; however, this should easily wash out with shampoo.