Biological source – Cuminum cyminum
Family – Apiaceae
1 – Useful in stomach pain, indigestion, diarrhea, morning sickness
Cumin is very good for stomach and digestion. It should be taken in stomach pain, indigestion, diarrhea, morning sickness. Drink a teaspoon of mixed cumin powder in a glass of water. Drinking roasted cumin and black pepper in buttermilk does not cause any stomach problems.
2 – Used in the treatment of acidity
If the stomach pain due to gas in the small intestine, boil a pinch of roasted cumin powder, a little ginger, rock salt and half a teaspoon aniseed in a glass of water. Drain and drink when cooled. This extract also gives relief in pain during periods, problems like constipation.
3 – Useful for children
If small children have stomach pain, boil cumin seeds in hot water and cool it and feed the baby. You will get rest soon.
4 – Useful for pregnant women
Due to being rich in iron and calcium, it is very good for women who are pregnant and recently mother. Mixing a teaspoon of cumin seeds and honey to taste in a glass of warm milk provides strength.
5 – Helpful in reducing weight
Consumption of cumin seeds is also helpful in reducing weight. It reduces body fat and cholesterol. Take it mixed with yogurt.
6 – Help in fighting osteoporosis
Calcium present in cumin strengthens bones. The vitamins A and B12 present in it also help in fighting osteoporosis.
7 – Beneficial for those who do not sleep
Cumin is beneficial for those who do not sleep. Mash one ripe banana and add roasted cumin seeds to it. It will make you sleep better.
Some side effects of cumin
1. Bleeding disorder
Cumin might make bleeding disorders worse.
2. Low blood sugar
In some people cumin can be lower blood sugar level.