Botanical Name - Cuminum cyminum
Aroma - Warm, spicy musky aroma
Extraction - Steam distillation
Part of Plant - Seeds
Country of Origin - Egypt
Chemical Constituents - Cuminic aldehyde, y-terpinene, b-pinene
Caution - Avoid use before sunbathing or sunbeds
Uses - Cumin essential oil is both antiseptic and stimulant. Helpful for the digestive system such as with colic and flatulence. Useful for the nervous system in cases of debility or nervous exhaustion. Can help treat retention of fluids and toxins, or poor circulation. Eases aching muscles and joints.
Organic Certificate - This essential oil is certified organic by the Soil Association, which means you can be sure that it has been produced to the highest ethical and environmental standards. The Soil Associationís standards exceed the UK government's minimum requirements for organic products in many areas, but particularly in animal welfare, GM and the use of pesticides. Standards are constantly reviewed to ensure they deal with current issues.