Scientific Name : Cuminum Cyminum L.
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Family : Umbelliferae

General Data

Product Details


It is a plant of the Umbelliferae family, an annual herbaceous plant that grows up to 60 centimeters in height. The leaves are cut in the form of thin, green, strips of cotton, and the flowers are small, white, or pink, appearing as compound umbels at the end of the flowering stem in May and June. The fruit is 5 millimeters long and narrow on both ends, it is very fragrant and penetrating, the color of the fruit is green and gray and in some varieties it is even white and yellow, its root is long and vertical. This plant first grows on the banks of the Nile, but now grows wild in large areas with a Mediterranean climate, it is planted in Tabriz and other parts of Iran.

Chemical Constituents

α–Pinene (29.2%), limonene (21.7%), 1,8-cineole (18.1%), linalool (10.5%), linalyl acetate (4.8%), and α-terpineole (3.17%) are the major components of the essential oil.
Isobutyl isobutyrate, α-Thujene, α-Pinene, Sabinene, Myrcene, p-Cymene, Limonene, 1, 8-Cineole, γ-Terpinene, Terpinolene, Linalool, α -Campholenal, trans-Pinocarveole, δ-Terpineole, Terpinene-4-ol, α-Terpineole, trans-Carveole, cis-Carveole, Geraniol, Linalyl acetate, Methyl geranate, α-Terpinyl acetate, Neryl acetate, Methyl eugenol, β-Caryophyllene, Spathulenol, Humulene epoxide II, Acetocyclohexane dione.

Medical disclaimer

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