Amazing Benefits of Cumin Seeds
Cumin Seeds, more popular in the Indian households as zeera, (or jeera) is a native spice found in every single kitchen without a doubt. Cumin is primarily a flowering plant, the seeds of which are used for both culinary as well as medicinal purpose both in its whole form and as ground powder.
This flavor infusing spice, warm and aromatic is rich in essential oils, vitamins and minerals that make it a medicinal powerhouse for health, for your skin as well as for your hair.
Cumin is extremely good for digestion and related problems. Due to its essential oils, magnesium and sodium content, cumin promotes digestion and also gives relief for stomach-aches when taken with hot water.
Good for Piles: Cumin, because of its dietary fiber content and carminative, stimulating, anti-fungal and antimicrobial properties, acts as a natural laxative in powdered form.
Cure for insomnia: Some of the components of cumin essential oil are hypnotic in nature and have tranquilizing effects, which also help to relieve stress and anxiety that commonly causes insomnia.
Good for Respiratory Disorders, Asthma & Bronchitis: The presence of caffeine (the stimulating agent), and the richly aromatic essential oils (the disinfectants) make cumin an ideal anti-congestive combination for those suffering from respiratory disorders such as asthma and bronchitis.
For Common Cold: The essential oils present in cumin act as disinfectants and help fight viral infections which can cause the common cold. Cumin also suppresses the development of coughing in the respiratory system since it dries up the excess mucus. It acts as an expectorant, meaning that it loosens up the accumulated phlegm and mucus in the respiratory tracts and makes it easier to eliminate them from the system via sneezing or coughing up and spitting.
For Anemia: It is a rich source of iron and hence very beneficial for anemic as well as lactating mothers and pregnant women, who tend to need iron more than others.
Cumin is healthy for women of all age groups and is known to influence a healthy menstrual cycle.Cumin is also beneficial in treating renal coli, weak memory, insect bites and painful stings.
Cumin has a high content of vitamin E which keeps your skin healthy and glowing.
Vitamin E present in cumin triggers the anti-ageing processes within the body, thus preventing pre mature ageing symptoms.
A lukewarm zeera water bath cures itchiness and body heat.
Drinking cumin water can relieve the burning sensation of the palms and the soles.
Regular usage of cumin in your food helps in keeping your skin free from boils, rashes, pimples etc as it helps in facilitating regular removal of toxins from the body through the excretory system and not through boils or pimples.
Black cumin contains more than 100 nutrients and vitamins to replenish your hair, thus providing you with healthy tresses.
Cumin seeds when mixed with olive oil in equal proportions have proven to combat hair thinning, hair fall and baldness.
Consuming cumin seeds as part of your diet on regular basis promote hair growth giving you long and lustrous locks!
With such benefits, are you still hesitating in including zeera in your diet? Do it now! Buy Kashmiri Shahi Zeera and see the delightful spice transform your healthy stance of life.