Cumin Essential Oil

(Cuminum cyminum)


Cumin Essential Oil (Cuminum cyminum) from Egypt is Therapeutic Quality Essential Oil steam distilled from the seeds. The aroma of Cumin Oil is much like that of the spice found in many kitchens but much more intense and piercing.

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Botanical Name Origin Cultivation Method of Extraction Source Note
Cuminum cyminum Egypt Conventional Steam Distillation Seed Middle
Blends Well With : Angelica Root Essential Oil, Angelica Seed Essential Oil, Caraway Seed Essential Oil, Roman Chamomile Essential Oil,

Cumin Essential Oil

Cumin Essential Oil (Cuminum cyminum) from Egypt is Therapeutic Quality Pure Essential Oil steam distilled from the seeds.

The aromatic “punch” of this oil is quite intense, much like the intensity of its fellow spice oil, coriander.

The essential oil of cumin is extracted by steam distillation from the dried and crushed seeds. Cumin is quite popular as a spice and it hardly needs any introduction. However, its a bit more unusual. Nearly all the medicinal properties of cumin come from its essential oils, which, in its pure form, is far more effective and beneficial than cumin seeds. The EO is mainly composed of cuminic, cymene, dipentene, limonene, phellandrene and pinene, and it blends well with angelica, caraway and chamomile.

Cumin Essential Oil Uses

Some massage therapists say that this oil is the secret ingredient of deep relaxation. With a peppery and rich aroma, massage therapists have said that it can  stimulate the mind while relaxing the body.

in has been used as a traditional Middle Eastern spice and is one of the main ingredients of curry and its seeds are used in the cuisines of many different cultures, not just those of the Mediterranean.


Cumin seed essential oil is phototoxic and should not be used on skin at concentrations greater than 0.4% (diluted in a base) for at least 12 hours before exposure to the sun or other sources of UV light, such as tanning lamps. Failure to follow these precautions may result in  severe sunburn, permanent discoloration and scarring of affected skin, and a possibly increased risk for the development of skin cancer.

All our Artisan Aromatics pure essential oils, aromatherapy blends and oil products are therapeutic quality. Using our 20+ years of experience, we’ve gathered the finest quality oils from around the world. To ensure that our pure oils are as fresh and potent as possible, our oils are bottled by hand here in the USA only after we receive each order.

IMPORTANT: All issues that pertain to your physical or mental health should be discussed with and supervised by a licensed health care professional. Keep all essential oils away from and out of reach of children. We recommend you consult a trained aromatherapist before using essential oils with children under 16 years of age. Always follow the general safety guidelines for using essential oils; these can be accessed by clicking the link below.

Disclaimer: Information provided in this description is for educational purposes only. It is not intended to be used in/for the treatment, cure, mitigation or diagnosis of any mental or physical disease or illness or as a substitute for consulting with a physician or other appropriately trained and licensed health care professional. Artisan Aromatics is not responsible for any adverse effects resulting from the improper use of any suggestions, products, preparations, or procedures mentioned or from attempts to follow historical reports of a plant’s uses.  Please note that essential oils do not necessarily have the same properties as other types of herbal preparations of the same plant and since essential oils are the most highly concentrated type of preparation made from plants, they can have toxicity issues not arising from use of other types of herbal preparations of a given plant.

Essential Oil Safety Considerations
Weight 1.5 oz
Dimensions 0.2 × 0.2 × 0.2 in

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