Health Benefits of CUMIN


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.
Aliyu Ari
The Chief Chemist/Managing Director

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