Cumin Seed Oil

Botanical Name of Raw Material: Cuminum Cyminum

Cumin is a flowering plant that belongs to the family of Apiaceae. It is used in a variety of cuisines. It is also a traditional medicinal plant. Cumin seed oil is obtained by the steam distillation of seeds of Cuminum Cyminum. The oil is a free-flowing liquid that is pale yellow to dark brownish yellow. It has a sweet cyminic top note with a fatty, cuminic, spicy base note. Major components of the product are Beta pinene, gama terpene, para cymene and cuminaldehyde. The oil is widely used in flavouring and perfumery.

SpecFormatSolubility
Cuminaldehyde: 18.0 – 50.0%LiquidOil Soluble

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Our Process

STEAM DISTILLATION

Steam distillation is the technical process applied to recover the heat sensitive compounds from spices. Spice oils are unstable and heat sensitive compounds are present in the spice.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How is Cumin Seed oil extracted?

From the Apiaceae family, cumin is a flowering plant that is used extensively for its flavour and medicinal properties. Cumin seed essential oil is obtained by the steam distillation of the seeds of cuminum cyminum. The main components of cumin seed oil are beta pinene, gama terpene, para cymene and cyminaldehyde. Cumin seed oil manufacturers like MANE Kancor, are known for their pure natural extracts.

What are the colour and aroma profiles of cumin seed essential oil?

A free-flowing liquid, cumin seed essential oil usually ranges from pale yellow to dark brownish yellow in colour. The oil has a sweet cyminic top note with a fatty cuminic spicy base note aroma. Its distinct fragrance has made cumin seed oil popular with the fragrance industry.

What is cumin seed oil used for?

Cumin seed essential oil is usually used in flavouring and fragrance applications.

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