This herb has many uses
It is a great herb for digestive disorders like flatulence, diarrhea, indigestion and morning sickness and relieves symptoms of common cold due to its antiseptic properties.
It boosts the power of the livers ability to detoxify human body.
It helps to stimulate the secretion of enzymes from the pancreas, which help to absorb the nutrients into the system.
It reduces the risk of stomach and liver tumors.
It can also be applied topically and is a good salve for boils. Make a paste by grinding cumin seed with water and apply to the affected area.
It increases the heat in the body thus making metabolism more efficient. It is a powerful kidney and liver herb and can help boost your immune system.
Cumin seeds have dietary fiber content. It acts as a natural laxative in powdered form, healing up infection or wounds in the digestive and excretory system, thus helping patients suffering from piles and improves digestion.
It helps to cure patients suffering from insomnia, as it is stimulant as well as relaxant at the same time.
It is an ideal anti congestive combination for those suffering from respiratory disorders like Asthma, Bronchitis etc.
It is very good for lactating mothers as well as women who are pregnant and undergoing menses as cumin seeds are rich in iron. It also helps to ease and increase the secretion of milk in lactating mother due to the presence of thymol.
It is nutritious additive to daily diet for anemic people because of the presence of iron in it.
Vitamin E which is present in abundance in cumin helps to keep the skin young and glowing. The essential oils present in cumin seeds have anti-fungal and disinfectant properties, that prevents any microbial and fungal infection from affecting the skin.
It is also beneficial in the treatment of renal coli, weak memory, insect bites and stings.