Cumin is an annual herb that grows to a height of 20 inches. Sources reveal that it has its origin was in the Mediterranean region. It belongs to the family of Umbelliferae. Leaves are thin & feathery and are green in color. Flowers are white and pink in color and seeds are rectangular in shape.
A Brief History of Cumin Seed Oil
The oil is obtained from seeds of Cumin plant by means of the steam distillation process. The extracted oil has a penetrating and spicy aroma and are soluble in glycol, glycerine, paraffin oil, etc.
Blend well with
Cummin seed oil goes well with Lavender, rosemary, Caraway, Chammomile and other essential with an oriental flavor.
• The plant was known to be found in ancient Egypt during 18th century.
• Cumin seed oil bears antiseptic oils that were used to treat loss of appetite, intestinal worms, skin eruptions, diarrhoea, vomiting, etc.
• In Middle East countries, the oil was used to treat rheumatism, bronchitis, asthma and cancerous tumors in ancient times.
• Cumin seed oil is known to have excellent properties that make it a perfect choice to reduce inflammation improves immunity and fights infections.
• Additionally, it is also used to reduce risk of cancer, fights against harmful pathogens & also improves cognitive performance.
• Besides these, the oil is known to improve skin health, fights Diabetes Type 2 and support hair growth.
General Precautionary Measures!
• This oil should not be used for internal purposes.
• Pregnant lady, children and nursing mother should use this oil only after doctor’s recommendation.
• For topical application on skin, Cumin Seed Oil first should be diluted using suitable carrier oil.
• Avoid using Oil to eyes, mucous membrane and other sensitive area of the body.