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Cumin Essential Oil

NameCumin Essential Oil

Scientific Name: Cuminum  cyminum

German Name: Cuminsamen

French Name: Cumin officinal

 

Active Ingredients: 

  • Cumin aldehyde

Cumin is a small and herbaceous plant whose height is from 15 to 50 centimeters. Its roots are long, thin and white. The leaves of this plant are intermittent, glabrous and divided into very thin, delicate and thread-like. Its flowers are small, white or pink in the form of umbel.

Cumin essential oil is extracted from squashed fruits through water steam distillation. The mentioned essential oil is colorless liquid which becomes a little yellow after a while and gradually becomes brown and stick.

 

Industrial Uses

  • Pharmaceutical industries
  • As a spice in food Industries like sausage and kielbasa
  • As flavor in confectionary and chocolate industries
  • Cheese manufacturing in dairy industries

 

Therapeutic Properties

  • Digestive and carminative
  • Effective for reducing infantile colicky pains
  • Effective for weight loss

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