Cuminaldehyde – Terpene Profile
As its name suggests, cuminaldehyde is produced in cumin but can also be found in cinnamon, parsley, and brandy. Cuminaldehyde is used for its cumin-like flavor primary in savory foods and seasonings, though it can be also be found in smaller concentrations in desserts. The exotic overtones of spice and cumin are responsible for cuminaldehyde’s frequent presence in cosmetic products and perfumes. Like other compounds from the cumin family, cuminaldehyde is associated with a number of significant health benefits, including anti-cancer, anti-allergic, and anti-diabetic properties.
Molecular Mechanism of Cinnamomum verum Component Cuminaldehyde Inhibits Cell Growth and Induces Cell Death in Human Lung Squamous Cell Carcinoma NCI-H520 Cells