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Cumin (graines) extrait CO2-to (bio), DE-ÖKO-013
Product-No.: 155.002


Matières Premières:
Cuminum cyminum – Seed, dried, from organic farming

Fabrication:
By supercritical fluid extraction with natural carbon dioxide no solvent residues, no inorganic salts, no heavy metals, no reproducible microorganisms [1].

Ingrédients:
25 – 35 % essential oil containing the monoterpene aldehyds cuminaldehyde (10 – 25 %), p-mentha-1,3-diene-7-al and p-mentha-1,4-diene-7-al (20 – 30 %) and the terpene hydrocarbons gamma terpinene (10 – 25 %), beta pinene and cymene.

Utilisation:
In folk medicine, cumin seed oil is used for gastrointestinal complaints and diarrhoea. However, its effect has not been proven [2].*

As a spice extract, the product can be used in many different foods. Cumin goes particularly well with curry dishes. In the liqueur industry cumin is also used for flavouring. Due to its antibacterial properties, the extract can also be used as a natural preservative [2].*

 

The CO2-extracted oil from cumin seed has a fresh, spicy and characteristic scent, making it suitable as a fragrance in perfumes, soaps and other cosmetic products. It also has an antibacterial effect.*

Littérature:
[1] P. Manninen, E. Häivälä, S. Sarimo, H. Kallio : Distribution of microbes in supercritical CO2 extraction of sea buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides) oils : Zeitschrift für Lebensmitteluntersuchung und -Forschung / Springerverlag (1997) 204: 202-205
[2] Wolfgang Blascheck u.a. (Hrsg.) : HagerROM 2017, Hagers Enzyklopädie der Arzneistoffe und Drogen : Suttgart: Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft Stuttgart, 2017

* Statements summarise literature evidence and have informative character. They might be derived from in vitro or animal tests and thus not be substantiated for humans. Statements have not been evaluated by competent authorities and do not refer to finished products. The marketer of any finished product containing any FLAVEX extract as ingredient is responsible for assuring that the claims made for his product are lawful and comply with all applicable laws and regulations of the country in which the product is to be sold.