Country of Origin
Color & Odor
|:||Light Yellow To Yellow Brown Liquid with Cumin Fatty Sweaty Pepper odor|
|:||Insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol and oils|
|:||0.900 - 0.935 @ 25°C|
|:||+1.0 - +8.0 @ 25°C|
|:||1.491 - 1.509 @ 25°C|
|:||para-cymene (37.3%) and thymoquinone (13.7%)|
Plant Part Used
DESCRIPTION:Cumin seed oil is extracted from Cumin cyminum of the Apiaceous family and is also known as cumin and Roman caraway. The oil is used for a variety of commercial purpose.
CONSTITUENTS:Cuminic, cymene, dipentene, limonene, phellandrene and pinene, para-cymene, thymoquinone.
AROMATIC SUMMARY / NOTE / STRENGTH OF AROMA:A middle note with a medium strength of aroma, it has a characteristic warm, spicy and musky scent.
BLENDS WITH:Angelica, caraway and chamomile.
COMMON NAMES:Nigella Sativa oil, Fitch essential oil, Kalonji essential oil, Black Caraway essential oil, Hei zhong cao essential oil, Fennel Flower essential oil, Black Sesame Seed essential oil, Black Seed Essential Oil.
USES:The Cumin seed oil is used in a variety of food products. It is also majorly used in the preparation of mouth washes, gargle preparations, toothpaste flavors, chewing gum and in pharmaceuticals.