Benefits Of Healthvit Turmeric Essential Oil is much popular for its medicinal as well as coloring and flavoring properties. It is extracted from the turmeric plant which is widely cultivated because of its utility as a yellow-orange culinary spice. Turmeric oil again is very much used in the pharmaceutical industry because of its role in relieving all kinds of pain, anxiety and stress; fighting physical and mental depression, etc. It also is a popular insect repellant. The benefits of turmeric on the skin have been well proved.