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 Cumin essential oil uses

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Oil Name:Cumin
Note:Top
Parts of plant used: Seeds
Botanical Name:Cuminimum Cyminum
Aroma:Pungent spicy

Cumin oil does not smell good on its own. Cumin Essential Oil is also a skin irritant and should therefore not be included in any massage oils.

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Uses:

Carminative Nervous tonicOsteoarthritis
FlatulenceDiarrhoeaStimulant
AntisepticAphrodisiacAntispasmodic

 

Constituents:

Cuminaldehyde

Pinene: Commonly found in Oil of Turpentine extracted from Pinus specie trees, pinene (alpha-pinene and beta-pinene) is also widely distributed in other plants. It is used for Rheumatism as a liniment but is best known by Aromatherapists and a tonic of the mucus membranes of the respiratory system. Pinene is also important for its pleasant fragrance and is believed to have diuretic properties by many.

 

Limonene: Limonene has been studied for the anti-tumour effect noticed in mice. Herbalists often prescribe herbs with this constituent as an antioxidant and cancer or tumour inhibitor although there is evidence that these properties are volatile and may be lost as a result of processing of the herb. Limonene also has antiviral properties.

 

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