Cumin belongs to the Apiaceae family of the Plantae kingdom. It is a plant that bears flowers in color white as well as pink. This herbaceous plant bears seeds that have oil canals in it. Cumin seeds are used for cooking in India as well as in various other countries. When the seeds are used in cooking, it gives a distinctive aroma and flavor to the food. To obtain cumin oleoresin, the cumin seeds are extracted through the process of steam distillation. The oil that is obtained is a dark liquid in color and has a powerful green spicy essence. The major components that constitute the oleoresin are volatile oil, limonene, cuminic, cymene and diptene.
|Product name||:||Cumin Seeds Oleoresins|
|Scientific Name||:||Cuminum Cyminum|
|Country of Origin||:||India|
|Colour||:||Dark colour liquid||ODOR||:||green and spicy like essence|
|Extraction Method||:||Steam Distillation|
|COMPONENTS||:||Volatile oil, limonene, cymene, cuminic and diptene|
|SOLUBILITY||:||Soluble in vegetable oil|
Cumins are widely used in cooking and flavoring in various cuisines. The cumin seeds have a very distinctive flavour and aroma that when added to the food enhances its taste. Cumins also carry digestive properties so it is added to the digestive medicines for instant relief.
Cumin has so many curative properties which are beneficial for skin, digestion and the nervous system. The oil is anti-oxidant, antiseptic, antispasmodic, larvicidal, nervine, digestive and diuretic. It can be very curative for the problems such as osteoarthritis, indigestion, bloating, muscular pains, migraines and headaches.