Aroma:Warm, spicy-musky, green. Similar to the ground Cumin powder used in the kitchen.
Latin Name:Cuminum cyminum
Country of Origin:Spain
Cultivation Method:Conventionally Grown
Extraction Method:Steam Distilled
Color:Clear to pale yellow
Aromatherapy Properties:Revitalizing, restorative, energizing both on an emotional and physical level.
Suggested Use:Dilute Cumin Oil in an unflavored/neutral Carrier Oil such as Grapeseed or Canola Oil, and use in preparing sauces and savory dishes.
History:Well known as a domestic spice worldwide, one of the main components of Curry (which is a blend of seven different spices). It is also an important spice in Mexican and East Indian foods. Long tradition as a general stimulant in Ayurvedic medicine.
Specific Safety Information:Non-toxic, non-irritant, however possible photosensitization in some individuals. Apply to skin in very low doses only and do not expose skin to sunlight. Avoid during pregnancy.