Sunday, February 9, 2014

Cumin Seeds

Cumin seeds:
Cumin seeds are powerful natural healing seeds. Cumin seeds have distinctive flavor and aroma. Ayurveda widely use for digestion, improving vision and strength, and lactation. In India it is used for its anti-oxidant and Antidiarrhoeal properties. 'Cuminum cyminum' is the botanical name of cumin seeds. Cumin seeds are called as 'Jilakarra' in Telugu and Jira in Hindi. 'Jeera Water is very famous drink in India.
Cumin Seeds
Nutritional value with Cumin Seeds:
  • Cumin seeds are excellent source of iron which is helpful in curing anemia.
  • Cumin seeds have anti-carcinogenic properties which protects from several types of cancers.
  • Cumin seeds help to detoxify the liver and fights against free radicals in the body.
  • Cumin seeds will increases the hunger and aids digestion.
  • Cumin seeds will eliminate stomach disturbances.
  • Cumin seeds(fried) powder +  Rock salt  will cure stomach pain and tooth troubles.
  • Cumin seeds make urine flow without any difficulty and eliminate gas in stomach.
  • Cumin seeds have capability to stop bleeding of blood.
  • Cumin ground powder + honey will cure vomits and stops bad odor from mouth.
  • Cumin seeds + Turmeric will reduce piles.
  • Cumin seeds will eliminate stomach worms when they chewed before going to bed.
  • Cumin seeds have anti-allergic and eliminates itching.
  • Cumin seeds ground powder + Banana  gives sound sleep.
  • Cumin seeds + Jaggery will relieve tiredness and fatigue.
  • Cumin seeds + Honey + salt will act as antidote for insect bites when applied on affected area.
  • Cumin seeds and Cardamom will cure mouth ulcers when chewed.
  • Cumin seeds + Salt will cure constipation.
  • Cumin seeds + Dry ginger powder decoction will eliminate throat pains and disturbances.
  • Cumin seeds have antiseptic properties which help in curing common cold.
  • Cumin seeds paste can be applied on boils as curative measure.
  • Cumin seeds have capacity to cure asthma.
  • Cumin seeds keep positive menstrual cycle.
  • Cumin seeds boost liver and kidney functionality which tends to increased body defense.
  • Cumin seeds also used to treat hair loss, hair damage and dandruff.
  • Cumin seeds are believed to have anti-aging properties and cures skin disorders.
  • Cumin seed water or popularly known as boiled 'jeera water' helps in removing thirst and indigestion.
  • Cumin seeds increases insulin sensitivity and beneficial for diabetes.
  • Cumin seeds increases bone density due to presence of calcium.
  • Cumin Seeds increases memory power and body immunity.
  • Cumin seed oil is used in treating cancers. It is anti-bacterial, anti-aging ingredient, anti-inflammatory agent.
Cautions with Cumin seeds:
  • Cumin seed oil shouldn't take more than two teaspoon per day.
  • Cumin seeds are always confused with Black seed, Black Onion Seed and Black Caraway Seed.
  • Cumin seeds with diabetic medication may decrease sugar levels to very low level.


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