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Cumin/Cumin essential oil

Cumin essential oil

Cumin Pure Essential Oil

Botanical name

cumin

Cumminum cyminum

Extraction part

Seeds of cumin
Seeds of cumin

Seeds

Extraction process

Supercritical CO2 extraction (Supercritical Fluid Extraction Process (SCFE) also called Co2 Extraction process.), or distillation

Product quality

Natural

Part of use

Extracted from mature seeds.

Chemical composition

Cuminic, p-cymene, dipentene, limonene, phellandrene and pinene.

Pharmaceutical properties

Antibacterial, antispasmodic, antitoxic, sterilizing, driving wind, digestion, diuresis, easing menstruation, nerve calming.

From the Mediterranean region, it is a small approximately 50 cm (20 inches) tall, dark green, narrow pinnate leaves and tiny white or pink flowers, composed of small oval seeds, an annual herb.

Known since biblical times, it is mainly used for its digestive properties. The Egyptians use it for headaches.
The Pharisees used it to pay taxes, and in the Middle Ages, feudal lords used cumin to pay for serfs who provided services. Cumin is an important part of Indian curry and Mexican national cuisine.

Using cumin oil helps relieve muscle pain and osteoarthritis.
In the digestive system, it helps with colic, flatulence, indigestion, bloating and indigestion.
It has a beneficial effect on the nervous system, headache, migraine, and neurasthenia.

Precautions

Cumin has a pungent smell and should be used with great caution, but it is considered non-toxic, non-irritating and non-allergenic. It has photosensitivity, so the skin should not be exposed to the sun for 2 hours after use. People with sensitive skin should avoid and should avoid it during pregnancy.

Method for supercritical CO2 extraction of cumin essential oil

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