Digestion: A compound called cuminaldehyde in cumin activates salivary glands in our mouth which facilitates the primary digestion of food. Next is thymol, a compound present in cumin which stimulates the glands that secrets acids, bile and enzymes responsible for complete digestion of food in the stomach.
Piles: Cumin, because of its dietary fibre content and carminative, stimulating antifungal and antimicrobial properties, acts as natural laxative in powdered form.
Diabetes: Reports show that cumin can be a very powerful tool in the battle against diabetes.
Insomnia: Some of the components of cumin are hyponetic in nature and have tranquilizing effects, which also help to relieve stress and anxiety that commonly cause insomnia.
Respiratory Disorders: Such as asthma and bronchitis can be treated by cumin.
Lactation: Cumin is rich in iron and calcium and thus are very good for lactating mothers as well as for women who are undergoing menses or who are pregnant.
Anemia: Its high content of iron makes it suitable for anemic persons.
Other benefits include treating cognitive disorders like Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Abundant presence of vitamin E can fight against skin disorders. Also its high content of antioxidants can equally fight against boils, cancer and strengthen immunity.
The Chief Chemist/Managing Director