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 boasting one’s immune system

Black Cumin also:

  • 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 and beneficial for mainly young girls due to loss of blood in menstruation
  • Also, for lactating mothers as it boasts 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 loosing 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. 


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