Commonly known as zeera used as a spice in different cuisines across the globe.
There are several studies that indicate it fights various diseases along with boosting one’s immune system
Also stimulates the body’s energy and increases metabolism which further helps in weight loss
It helps in improving blood sugar level and cholesterol
When consumed before meals it aids in digestion and stimulates digestive enzymes
It fights bloating, acidity and indigestion and symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Helps in cleaning the gut by reducing toxicity and helps in detoxification
It is a good source of iron and helps fight anaemia
Also for lactating mothers as it boosts the milk secretion
Cumin seeds are rich in antioxidants which stabilize free radicals and therefore reduces inflammation in the body
Cumin is widely used in foods due to its antimicrobial and antibacterial properties which further reduces the risk of foodborne diseases
It fights asthma and bronchitis, it helps in losing of phlegm or mucus from the respiratory tracts and help in eliminating from the system
Since being rich in Vitamin E it helps protect skin from premature ageing like wrinkles, sagging, etc.
Cumin oil is also used to de-stress and relieve anxiety to overcome insomnia
It is beneficial in bone health since it is a good source of calcium.
It helps in increasing bone –density and hence delaying osteoporosis
Since cumin has antioxidant as well as anti-carcinogenic properties, it helps fight various cancers like colon, breast cancer
Cumin is a good source of magnesium, iron, calcium and phosphorous.
Also rich in Vitamin E, A, C, K, and B6.
Consuming about 1 teaspoon of cumin seeds can meet the daily requirement.