Black Cumin (Caraway)

Black Cumin


  • Name: Black cumin (scientific name: Carum carvil) and also is known "Persian cumin" and meridian fennel.
  • Variety: Dry (Row)
  • Part: Seed, Powder
  • Color: Dark brown or yellowish and clear
  • Shape: Small, piece, long, oval, round
  • Size:  The length is 2 – 6 mm and the Width is 1.5 mm.
  • Purity: 99%
  • Moisture: 11% Max
  • Aroma & Oil: All parts of plants are aromatic, but the fruit is rich and power in flavor, aroma (%7.3 Max) than green cumin and its oil is 7 % to 15 %.

Shelf Life: At cool place and cellophane & plastic about 24 Months.
Harvest Time in Iran: June/July
Growing Region: Kerman Province (Baft County), Khorasan Province, Semnan

  • Used more for direct consumption as spice in food or as freshener in desserts.
  • Used lower for Medical consumption especially add to the other medical plants for treatment of diseases, Increase physical powers such as this plant has properties of antiseptic , anti-worm, anticonvulsant and muscle relaxant and  is strengthening for the body immune.


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