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Cumin essential oil


Cumin essential oil

Cumimum cymicum

Botanical Properties

Origin and history

Originally from Asia, cumin has been coveted and used for a very long time by ancient peoples. A precious plant and spice, cumin occupied an important place in traditional medicine, it was also considered as a currency. His myths and his powers that surrounded him gave him an important place in magic (protection, spell, potions).

Cumin is also known to be an excellent aphrodisiac.

Organoleptic properties

Appearance: liquid

Yellow color

Odor: characteristic, aromatic, spicy

Distilled parts: Seeds, seeds

Country of origin:

Density: 0.895 - 0.916


Main biochemical constituents: Cumin aldehyde, gamma terpinene.

Allergenic molecules naturally present in this essential oil: Limonene, Linalool.

Certain natural compounds contained in this essential oil may present an allergy risk in some people. To measure your tolerance, always do an application test in the crease of the elbow before using in your mixes.


The essential oil of organic cumin is:

  • Calming
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Antispasmodic
  • Analgesic
  • Digestive
  • Aperitif
  • Carminative
  • Sedative


The essential oil of organic cumin is largely composed of aldehydes.

Aperitif and stimulating the digestive system, it is useful for all these disorders: formation of intestinal gas, secretion of bile, spasms, lack of appetite, difficult digestion, etc.
It is also known to be calming, sedative and relaxing. It is used in synergy with citrus fruits to fight against insomnia.

Cumin essential oil is easily used in cooking: Houmous (chickpea puree), couscous, eggplant caviar, etc ...



Consult a physician before any therapeutic use or oral treatment.

Oral use: 1 drop of organic cumin essential oil 2 times a day, with a little honey or on a pastille to place under the tongue, as an aperitif.

On the skin: Mix 35 drops of organic cumin essential oil with 30 ml of organic sesame vegetable oil, massage the stomach against aerophagia.

Possible synergies

Digestion: Basil, Mint, sweet fennel

Energetic values ​​and synergies

In energy aromatherapy, cumin is associated with the Svadhisthana chakra, the 2nd chakra. Its color is orange.
The essential oil of cumin re-harmonizes this chakra.

It tempers the water element, soothes agitation and nervousness.

In synergy: Turmeric


Flammable. Oral use on medical advice. Keep out of the reach of children. Avoid contact with eyes. Not recommended for children under 3 and pregnant or breastfeeding women. 


The information given on essential oils through this website is provided for informational purposes. They can in no way replace the advice given by a doctor. For any therapeutic use or if you want more information on essential oils, consult a professional.

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