- Color: Deep Golden Yellow
- Oil Consistency: Medium
- Perfumery Note: Middle â€“ Base
- Initial Aroma Strength: Medium â€“ Strong
- Scent: Spicy, masculine, sensual, earthy.
Action: Antiseptic, antispasmodic, antitoxic, bactericidal, carminative, digestive, diuretic, emmenagogue, nervine, stimulant, tonic, antiviral, immunostimulant, helps appetite and digestion and acts as a liver regulator.
Benefits, Indications: Poor circulation, dyspepsia, digestive spasms, headaches and migraines. Calming and a powerful support to the immune system. It may also help wound healing and scars. Cumin is useful as a warming oil and helps relieve muscular pains and osteoarthritis.
In the digestive system, it is a stimulant that helps with colic, dyspepsia, flatulence, bloating and dyspepsia. For the nervous system, it is a tonic and has a beneficial effect on headaches, migraine and nervous exhaustion.
Chemical Constituents: cuminic, cymene, dipentene, limonene, phellandrene and pinene
Precautions: Cumin has an overpowering smell and should be used very sparingly, yet it is considered non-toxic, non-irritant and non-sensitizing. It does have phototoxic qualities, so should not be used when the skin will be exposed to sunlight. People with a sensitive skin should avoid it and it should be avoided during pregnancy.
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