Botanical Name: Cuminum cyminum
Plant Part: Seeds
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Product Description: Cumin is a flowering plant in the family Apiaceae, native from the east Mediterranean to South Asia. It is the dried seed of the herb Cuminum cyminum, a member of the parsley family. The seed itself is used as a spice similarly to that of the related caraway.
Cautions: This Essential Oil has phototoxic properties and exposure to the sun must be avoided after application to the skin. Due to their presence, please consult a physician prior to using this oil. Dilute well before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
Storage: It is recommended that oils packaged in metal containers (for safe shipping), be transferred into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.