cumin seed


  • Digestion – stimulates secretion of pancreatic digestive enzymes, digestive aid and effective for flatulence
  • Anti-cancer
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Anti-bacterial and anti-fungal
  • Enhances liver’s detoxification enzymes
  • Temporarily increases alertness
PLANT FAMILY Umbelliferae. Related to: Celery, Fennel, Dill, Coriander, Caraway
COOKING NOTES Aromatic and nutty flavor, especially when roasted

Adapted from:

Murray, M. (2005). Encyclopedia of Healing Food. New York, N.Y.: Atria Books

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