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The essential oil of cumin is extracted from its dried and crushed seeds through a process of steam distillation. It is quite popular as a spice all over the world, and it hardly needs any introduction.  Nearly all the medicinal properties of cumin come from its essential oils, which, in its pure form, is far more effective and beneficial than cumin seeds. Cumin essential oil is mainly composed of Cuminic Acid, Cymene, Dipentene, Limonene, Phellandrene, and Pinene. It has astonishing medicinal properties and health benefits. Some of these are discussed below.


Use Cumin seeds to derive its many benefits.


  1. Bactericidal

Cumin essential oil is an effective bactericide that can be used in the treatment of diarrhea and cholera, which are caused by bacteria. Furthermore, it can cure internal bacterial infections like those in the colon, stomach, intestines and urinary tract, as well as external infections on the skin, ears, eyes, and in wounds that may result in serious problems.


Treat diarrhea naturally with the help of Bael Capsules.  


  1. Antiseptic

The antiseptic properties of Cumin oil do not let the external and internal cuts and wounds become septic.


  1. Carminative

Cumin oil has strong carminative properties and effectively drives away gases from the intestines. It also prevents any further formation of gases.


Use Cumin Powder in the food to make it intestine friendly.


  1. Digestive

Cumin oil aids in digestion, but should be taken in low doses. High doses can do the exact reverse and can also make you vomit. The oil also promotes the discharge of bile and gastric juices, and stimulates peristaltic motion of the intestines. Its smell acts as an appetizer to stimulate your appetite.


Natural Pachak Shodhit Harad is perfect solution for all stomach problems.


  1. Diuretic

Cumin Oil increases urination, both in frequency and in quantity. Along with urine, fats are lost from the body, up to 4% of the volume of urine. Therefore, it is obvious that the more you urinate, the more fat you lose. Urination also promotes digestion and keeps gas from forming. It removes excess water from the body and reduces swelling. Its biggest contribution is that it helps to remove toxins from the body. What’s more, it also reduces blood pressure. That is the reason that most drugs for lowering blood pressure induce frequent urination. Urination also helps to keep the kidney clean and promote its optimum functioning. 


Amalaki helps maintain the health and optimal functioning of the liver and protects the liver from cellular damage.


  1. Antispasmodic

This oil has very effective anti-spasmodic properties. It can be used in treatment for nearly all sorts of spasms and associated troubles such as cramps, convulsions, non-stop coughs, pains, and cramps.


Thyme is also known to relieve from spasms and cramps.


  1. Detoxifier

Cumin oil is an efficient detoxifier. It removes toxins, including those, which are produced by the body, such as some excess hormones and metabolic byproducts, as well as those, which get into the bloodstream through food, such as uric acid, insecticides, synthetic colors, and fertilizers. It promotes sweating and urination, thereby removing the toxins with them.


Using Cumin based oil helps to detoxify and achieve weight loss.


  1. Emenagogue

Cumin oil can help maintain a regular menstruation cycle and can open obstructed menses. It also helps in recovering from Postmenopausal Syndromes.


Emenagogue Capsules of evening primrose oil and fenugreek oil aids lessen the menopausal symptoms.


  1. Stimulant

 It particularly stimulates the digestive and excretory system and keeps them in order.


Black Pepper act as a digestive stimulant.


  1. Nervine

Cumin oil is good for the nerves and helps to cure nervous disorders such as convulsions, anxiety, and stress.


Brahmi is a nervine tonic that enhances learning, academic performance and improves mental ability.


  1. Tonic

Cumin oil tones up muscles, tissues, and skin, as well as the various systems functioning inside the body, such as the respiratory, circulatory, nervous, digestive, and excretory systems. This tonic effect helps to retain your youth for a long.


Musli Capsules are helpful as vitalizer and healthy giving tonic for rejuvenation.


Cumin oil shows photo-toxicity when exposed to sunlight and should therefore not be exposed to sunlight after external application. It should be used in low or mild doses because the very strong smell can cause headaches and nausea. Pregnant women should avoid using this oil as well. Apart from these precautions one should use this oil to avail its benefits.




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