We use cumin seeds to enhance the taste of Cereals and vegetables. It is globally popular and an essential flavouring in many cuisines, particularly South Asian (where it is called jeera), Northern African, and Latin American cuisines . cumin seeds contain a relatively large percentage of iron, extremely large quantities of cumin would need to be consumed for it to serve as a significant dietary source. Cumin seeds not only add flavor to food, but it is beneficial in many ways. Cumin seeds , benefits health, skin, & hair –
Helpful in reducing weight –
Soak one tablespoon of cumin seeds in a glass of water. In the morning boil this water and drink this, after it is warm and eat cumin seed after chewing properly. Keep in mind, don’t eat anything until 1 hour.
Helpful in strengthening the digestive system-
Take equal amount of Asafoetida, cumin and black salt . Mix this powder properly. During lunch time mix this powder with yogurt and consume it. By eating this , your digestive system works better. Also apart from this, use boiled and cool or lukewarm cumin seed’s water , it can relieve burning sensation in the palms. Due to its essential oils, magnesium and sodium content, cumin promotes digestion and also gives relief for stomach-aches when taken with hot water.
If you are suffering from acne or boils, you can try applying vinegar with ground cumin seeds.
Cumin helps to lower blood sugar levels , fights Asthma ,increases immunity , treatment of cancer.
Treatment of dandruff
Oil extract from cumin is a great stimulant, carminative, antioxidant and diuretic. It is often used for massage in aromatherapy and scalp treatments to get rid of dandruff. Boil black cumin seeds with the hair oil you use. When the mixture cools down, use a strainer to separate the seeds from the oil. Massage it on your scalp. This method will remove dandruff .
Cumin Face Pack for Glowing Skin:
You can prepare a face pack by mixing finely ground turmeric and cumin in the ratio 3:1
• In order to prepare a peel off face mask, you can use honey instead of water to mix both the ingredients.
• Apply this on your face and wait till it dries up.
• Wash off.
• This will make your skin smooth and glowing.
• Honey can soothe the inflamed tissue and prevents the spices from becoming too dry.
• If you have sunburns or acne prone or blotchy skin, you can mix plain organic yoghurt with the spices.
• Apply some jojoba oil after washing off your face.