Cumin, (sometimes spelled cummin; Cuminum cyminum) is a flowering plant in the family Apiaceae, native from the east Mediterranean to India.
Its seeds (each one contained within a fruit, which is dried) are used in the cuisines of many different cultures, in both whole and ground form.
In addition, it is also used as a medicinal plant, serving as a digestant, as well as being used for anemia and the common cold.
Cumin is the dried seed of the herb Cuminum cyminum, a member of the parsley family.
Cumin seeds are used as a spice for their distinctive flavor and aroma.
It is globally popular and an essential flavoring in many cuisines, particularly South Asian, Northern African and Latin American cuisines.
Cumin can be used ground or as whole seeds. It helps to add an earthy and warming feeling to food, making it a staple in certain stews and soups, as well as spiced gravies such as chili. It is also used as an ingredient in some pickles and pastries.
In the Ayurvedic system, dried cumin seeds are used for medicinal purposes.
It is said to enhance the appetite, taste perception, digestion, vision, strength, and lactation.
It can also be used to in the treatment of fever, loss of appetite, diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal distension, edema and puerperal disorders.
Content: 40 grams