Black Cumin CO2 Total extract

AP 207

INCI-Name: Nigella Sativa Seed Extract
CAS-No. 90064-32-7
EINECS-No. 290-094-1

Origin: Tunisia
Raw material
Nigella sativa – Seed, dried
CHARACTERISTICS: Liquid light to dark green – Soluble in oil/ Insoluble in alcohol and water
Production process: obtained by supercritical fluid extraction using natural carbon dioxide as a solvent. no solvent residues, no inorganic salts, no heavy metals, no reproducible microorganisms

Regulation: UE/USA/JAPAN/CHINA: Approved

Nigella Sativa Seed

AP 207

GENERAL SPECIFICATION

Ingredients
100 % Black Cumin CO2-to extract

Declaration

In food: flavouring preparation or black cumin extract
In food supplements: black cumin extract
In cosmetics:
INCI-Name: Nigella Sativa Seed Extract,

Composition
Fatty oil with high content of polyunsaturated fatty acids, including (50-65%) linoleic acid (C18:2), Fraction of essential oil ( > 50%) consisting mainly of thymoquinone, cymene, thujane, carvacrol, Terpinène, longifolène.

Sourcing

ACTIFS PRECIEUX sources itself through fair trade cooperatives by creating jobs opportunities with the best social practices for rural employees and by valorizing the Mediterranean and Tunisian plant heritage. Our Black Cumin  seeds are sourced from conscious growers. 

Applications

SKINCARE INGREDIENT’S 

 

Skin illuminating & moisturizing

Anti-oxidant effect

Anti-inflammatory effect

Recommended % of use : 0,1-5

The extract is also suitable for cosmetics due to its high content of linoleic acid. Linoleic acid belongs to the essential unsaturated fatty acids and, as an essential component of ceramides, is involved in maintaining a natural barrier that protects the skin from de hydration. Therefore, the extract is particularly suitable for use in moisturizing creams, massage oils and other skin care products, especially in products against dry and irritated skin.

FOOD SUPPLEMENTS INGREDIENT’S 

The black cumin extract is suitable for use in food supplements due to its high linoleic acid content, among otherthings. Linoleic acid contributes to maintaining anormal cholesterol level in the blood.

FOOD  INGREDIENT’S 

The extract goes well with  salads and other savory dishes and can also be used in baked goods and cheese products.