Aromatherapy Essential Oils



Cumin Essential Oil

Cumin Essential Oil

Cuminum cyminum



Properties:
Cypress oil has a penetrating and spicy smell.

Origin:
It originated from the Mediterranean region.

Extraction Method:
It is extracted from its seed using steam distillation.

Chemical composition:
Cuminic, Cymene, Dipentene, Limonene and Pinene.

Therapeutic properties:
antiseptic, anti-spasmodic, antitoxic, bactericidal, carminative, digestive, diuretic, emmenagogue, nervine and stimulant.

Uses:

  1. Cumin oil is used as a warming oil and helps in relieving muscular pains.
  2. It is used as a stimulant in the digestive system which helps with bloating, colic, dyspepsia, flatulence and indigestion.
  3. Cumin oil is effective on headaches, migraine and nervous exhaustion.

Precautions:

  • 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.

Blends well with:

Angelica, Caraway and Chamomile.