Cumin Essential Oil: Properties, Uses, Composition and Safety

Oil Name: Cumin Essential Oil

Botanical Name: Cuminum cyminum

Oil Overview

Cumin oil has a penetrating and spicy smell.

Oil Sources

It originated from the Mediterranean region and is extracted from its seed using steam distillation.

Essential or Carrier Oil?

Essential Oil

Chemical Content

Cuminic, Cymene, Dipentene, Limonene and Pinene.

Aroma

Spicy

Therapeutic Properties:

Antiseptic, Anti-spasmodic, Antitoxic, Bactericidal, Carminative, Digestive, Diuretic, Emmenagogue, Nervine, Stimulant

Possible Uses

Coldness (Physical and Emotional), Colic, Digestion, Flatulence, Headaches, Indigestion, Migraine, Muscular Aches and Pains, Nervous Exhaustion

Warnings

Irritant to Sensitive Skin, Photosensitivity: Avoid Sun, Pregnancy: Not suitable for pregnant mothers

Detail of Warnings

Cumin oil should be used very sparingly.
It should not be used when the skin will be exposed to sunlight and people having sensitive skin.
It should be avoided during pregnancy.

Compatible Combination Oils

Angelica, Caraway, Chamomile

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