Research has shown that curcumin is a powerful anti-inflammatory and can actually fight inflammation at the molecular level. Curcumin blocks the molecule NF-kB responsible for activating genes in cells nuclei that trigger inflammation.
Traditionally, turmeric has been used in Chinese and Indian Ayurvedic medicine to treat arthritis since turmeric’s active components are known to block inflammatory cytokines and enzymes. That’s why it’s known as one of the best essential oils for arthritis around.
Studies have shown turmeric’s ability to help reduce pain, inflammation and stiffness related to rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.
High quality therapeutic-grade turmeric oil contains over 60% alpha-curcumene, a sesquiterpene hydrocarbon, that gives turmeric it's incredible anti-inflammatory healing properties. This compound allows turmeric oil to alleviate inflammation associated with chronic disease, joint pain, muscle aches, gout, inflammation of the digestive tract and more.
HOW TO USE TURMERIC OIL FOR INFLAMMATION AND PAIN:
Anti-inflammatory salve: To relieve topical inflammation blend 4-5 drops of turmeric oil with a tbsp. of carrier oil such as sweet almond or olive oil and apply to the affected area. Repeat twice a day for best results. To lessen pain associated with inflammation and enhance the effects of turmeric oil, add a few drops of Frankincense eo or Copaiba eo to the blend as well.
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