Description & Extraction:
Originally from the Mediterranean area, it is a small annual herb about
50cm ( 20 inches) high, with deep green, narrow feathery leaves and tiny
white or pink flowers, followed by small oblong seeds. Known since Biblical
times, it is mainly used for its digestive properties. The Egyptians used it
for headaches. Cumin essential oil is extracted from Cuminum cyminum (also
known as C. odorum) of the Apiaceae (Umbelliferae) family and is also known
as cummin and Roman caraway. Cumin oil is extracted by steam distillation
from the ripe seed.
Blends well with:
It blends well with angelica, caraway and chamomile.
The main chemical components of cumin oil are cuminic, cymene, dipentene,
limonene, phellandrene and pinene.
Cumin oil are antiseptic, anti-spasmodic, antitoxic, bactericidal,
carminative, digestive, diuretic, emmenagogue, nervine, stimulant and tonic.
It has a spicy and very penetrating smell.
Uses & Precautions:
- Cumin is useful as a warming oil and helps relieve muscular pains and
- In the digestive system, it is a stimulant that helps with colic,
dyspepsia, flatulence, bloating and indigestion.
- For the nervous system, it is a tonic and has a beneficial effect on
headaches, migraine and nervous exhaustion.
- Cumin has an overpowering smell and should be used very sparingly,
yet it is considered non-toxic, non-irritant and non-sensitizing. It
does have photo-toxic qualities, so should not be used when the skin
will be exposed to sunlight.
- People with a sensitive skin should avoid it and it should be avoided
Cumin oil aids the digestive system, is helpful for the nervous system as a
tonic, and relieves muscular aches and pains.
Burners and vaporizers
In vapor therapy cumin oil can be useful for the digestive, nervous and
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||Cumin Seed Oil
||. As Mentioned On label
||May 2012 (Please follow standard storage conditions for better
||Pale Yellow to Brownish liquid displaying a Greenish Tint
||The odor is extremely Powerful, Diffusive Green Spicy slightly
Fatty, Soft & Mellow
||Cuminum Cyminum Linne (Fam: Umbelliferae)
||1.5010 - 1.5060
||+3o To +8o
||30% (Cuminic Aldehyde)