Turmeric has been a staple element of Ayurveda, which emphasizes the holistic wellness of the body and mind. Has powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Also known to reduce scarring, brightening and has calming effects on the skin. Infused with Pink Grapefruit Essential Oil. Turmeric has a very strong natural gingery, spicy smell. Although this has that strong aroma, the wonderful benefits it brings to the skin is extraordinary. This is a wonderful cream for stretched skin.