Cumin is a flowering plant which mainly belongs to the family of Apiaceae. Its Binomial name is Cuminum cyminum and mostly found from the region of east Mediterranean to India. Each cumin seed contained within a fruit which is dried. Cumin seeds are the member of the parsley family and can grow upto 12-20 inches tall and can easily be harvested by hand. This herbaceous plant grows with a slender glabrous branched step which grows 8-12 inches tall with a diameter or 1 ¼ - 2 inches. The stem of the cumin plan is grey or dark green coloured. The leaves of this plant are also 2-4 inches long pinnate or bipinnate with thread-like leaflets. The flowers on this plant are small and white or pink in colour and born in umbels.
Cumin seed oil consists of aroma compounds which are cuminaldehyde, a promising agent against alpha-synuclein aggregation and cuminic alcohol. Other constituents of this oil are substituted pyrazines, 2-methoxy-3-sec-buty1pyrazine, 2-ethoxy-3-isopropylpyrazine, 2-methoxy-3-methylpyrazing.
Cumin seed oil blends with several essential oils like as dill, fennel, cardamom, caraway, coriander and many others.
|Product Code||SVA - 235|
|Botanical Name||Cuminum Cyminum|
|Methods of Extraction||Steam Distillation|
|Optical Rotation||+3° - +8°|
|Color & Odor||Pale Yellow to Brownish liquid & odor is extremely Powerful, Diffusive Green Spicy slightly Fatty, Soft & Mellow|
|Country of Origin||India|
|Refractive Index||1.495 – 1.509 @25°C|
|Specific Gravity||0.900 – 0.935 @25°C|
|Major Constituents||Cuminic Aldehyde|
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