Cumin Essential Oil
Cumin Essential Oil is obtained from cumin seeds (Cuminum cyminum) through the process of steam distillation. Also, its known for its warming sensation when applied topically. Like many essential oils, it’s essential to dilute cumin seed essential oil before applying it to the skin. Dilution allows for the safe application of cumin essential oil on the skin. Many believe that cumin essential oil can stimulate the digestive system and induce a warming effect in the body.
How to Use Cumin Essential Oil
To use topically, it is necessary to use a carrier oil to dilute the essential oil. Due to their high concentration, essential oils can potentially cause skin irritation and burns if applied directly to the skin. Diluting the essential oil with a carrier oil allows for safe usage, allowing your skin to benefit from the essential oil without harm. Blend a couple drops of cumin seed essential oil with jojoba oil or fractionated coconut oil to create a warming massage oil.
Or, if you have a diffuser, diffuse the cumin seed essential oil in a room to stimulate appetites before a meal. Some people enjoy the scent of cumin seed essential oil and use the oil as a part of their aromatherapy routine. Simply dilute the essential oil, place under your nose, smell, and enjoy.
While many wonder how to use cumin essential oil, it may surprise you to know it can be a versatile essential oil. Try our cumin seed essential oil today and see how it can help your life!
Important Note: The information about essential oils presented in the Essential Oil Properties & Profiles section is solely for educational purposes. This information is not comprehensive and cannot be guaranteed to be entirely accurate.
General Safety Information: Do not take any essential oils internally without consultation from a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin. If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use essential oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Use extreme caution when using oils with children and give children only the gentlest oils at extremely low doses. It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using essential oils with children. Before using an essential oil that is new to you, it’s advisable to perform a skin patch test.
Shelf Time: 3 years when it is store in a cool dry place protected from sunlight