Cumin essential oil (Cuminum Cyminum) it was already known by the ancient Egyptians, a stele was found that served as a medical handbook indicating its properties, it is mentioned in both the Old and New Testaments.
As recognized by the Ministry of Health, it combats disorders associated with the menstrual cycle. It is digestive, promotes regular gastrointestinal motility and helps eliminate air.
In Naturopathy it is an effective treatment of aerophagia, meteorism, cramps, intestinal spasms and gastric disorders of neurovegetative origin.
It is recommended by naturopaths after surgical treatment, as it has a tonic effect on the heart and nervous system, and to stimulate the production of white blood cells in case of colds or flu and has antiviral and bactericidal properties.
It is used as an essence in the production of soaps and perfumes.
It has a warming action which makes massages particularly pleasant and fragrant, giving relief to any pain.
Spice used since ancient times, it gives an exotic and spicy touch to your dishes, thanks to its digestive properties it is also excellent for preparing a good liqueur, mixing it withStar anise or the Peppermint. Excellent for making a yogurt sauce to dress raw vegetables or a salad.
Used in aromatherapy to treat nervous breakdowns.
Usage: abdominal pain: massage the abdomen with 1 drop of cumin essential oil in a spoonful of carrier oil.
Weak immune system: massage the body (1/2 times a week) with 2 drops of cumin oil in a spoonful of carrier oil.
Cumin essential oil is a generally non-toxic oil, it does not irritate or cause sensitization effects, however it is phototoxic. Do not expose yourself to sunlight.