Turmeric oil is extracted from the roots of Curcuma long by the process of steam distillation. It is popularly known as Indian saffron. The curcumin which is contained in the turmeric is the basic factor behind this oil’s amazing health properties. It is actually a perennial plant which has the capability of growing up to 1 meter in height. India is the country which gave the birth to turmeric and later made it popular with its uses. This oil is used for number of purposes including culinary, aromatherapy, medicinal and many others.