Cuminum Cyminum

Cuminum Cyminum (Cumin Seed Oil)

Cumin seeds are widely used as a spice for their distinctive aroma. In India, Cumin seeds have been used for thousands of years as a traditional ingredient for innumerable dishes. Cumin or Cuminum Cyminum is a flowering plant native to India. Cumin seed is well-known for food flavouring especially in tropical Asia. Nearly all the medicinal properties of cumin come from its essential oils, which, in its pure form, is far more effective and beneficial than cumin seeds.

Applications

• Medicinal
• Cosmetic
• Traditional
• Health
• Food & Flavor


Active Ingredients

  • α–Pinene
  • Limonene
  • 1, 8-cineole
  • Linalool
  • Dipentene
  • Linalyl acetate
  • α-Terpineole
  • Thymoquinone
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Our Strict QC regime ensures all our Products & batches strictly adhere to our self- quality control test parameters and assay protocol standardized by HPLC. Heavy Metals and Microbiological profile meets IP standards. This ensure highest purity product reaches our customers.

Pharmacological Activities


The health benefits of cumin essential oil can be attributed to its properties as Antimicrobial, Insecticidal, Anti-Septic, Anti-Inflammatory, Analgesic, Antioxidant, Anticancer, Antidiabetic, Antiplatelet Aggregation, Hypotensive, Bronchodilatory, Immunological, Contraceptive, Anti-Amyloidogenic, Anti-Osteoporotic, Aldose Reductase , Alpha-Glucosidase & Tyrosinase  Inhibitory Effects, Protective & Central Nervous Effect.

 

Facts


Family                               :         Apiaceae / Umbelliferae

Scientific Name              :         Cuminum Cyminum

Other Names                   :         Cumin – Jeera

Country of Origin            :         India & Egypt

Colour                                :         Pale yellow to yellowish brown clear liquid

Odour                                 :         Spicy, Herbaceous

Solubility                           :         Soluble in Alcohol, Insoluble in Water

Extraction Method          :         Steam Distillation

Parts Used                        :         Seeds

Concoction:

  • Angelica
  • Caraway
  • Chamomile
  • Coriander
bay leaves, leaves, green

Health Benefits:

  • Regulates Blood Pressure
  • Good for Liver
  • Treats Anemia
  • Boosts Immunity
  • Regulates Menstruation
  • Cures acute gastritis
  • Cures diabetes

References:

  1. Rai N, Yadav S, Verma AK, Tiwari L and Sharma RK, 2012
  2. Bettaieb et al., 2011
  3. Ani et al., 2006.
  4. Keihan Ghatreh Samani, 2014
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