Cumin is a plant that was already known to ancient Egyptians, so its seeds have been found in the pyramids. Now gourmet spice grown in the Mediterranean and Central Asia, and the annual harvest of cumin around the world is 35 tons. This spice is considered to be a relative of parsley, has a pleasant, slightly sharp taste and piquant aroma, and its seeds resemble caraway seeds. Oriental Housewives think that without cumin in the kitchen doing nothing!
Jeera: useful properties and contraindications
Jeera (cumin) is very useful for digestion — it relieves colic and stomach cramps, reduces diarrhoea and flatulence, improves appetite and digestion. Cumin tea helps with morning sickness and improves lactation, alleviates insomnia, tones, strengthens the memory and is an effective aphrodisiac. For cough treatment in folk medicine used a tea of cumin, coriander. fennel and cardamom. The same tea with the addition of cumin is recommended for removing toxins from the body and normalize the functioning of your kidneys. Medicine has long recognized the benefits of cumin, and the damage is mostly due to contraindications, which include stomach ulcer and duodenal ulcer, and inflammatory diseases of the gastrointestinal tract. Continue reading