Amazing Benefits and Uses Of Cumin Seeds | Cumin and Its Health Properties

For Burping

A mixture of curd, buttermilk, cumin water and asafetida can be highly beneficial for those suffering from gastritis. Mix 1 teaspoon cumin seeds, 1/4 teaspoon methi seeds, 1/4 tsp mustard seeds, 1/2 tsp ajwain seeds. Roast them on a low flame. Add a pinch of hing and salt and stir for a minute. Grind to a powder when cool and store. Mix 1/2 tsp of powder with 1 teaspoon of curd. Eat twice a day for quick relief.

For Indigestion

Prepare an infusion of aniseed, ginger, cumin seeds and pepper in water by boiling it. These are all digestives. Consume this whenever there is an indigestion problem. There will be motions and relief will be immediate. Stir a teaspoon of cumin seed powder in a glass of water. Add chopped coriander leaves or its juice. Drink it two times a day.

For Loose Motion

For loose motions with blood in stool, the tender leaves of Aloe Vera together with cumin seeds powder and sugar can cure the ailment immediately. 

For Piles

Take 1 table spoon of roasted black cumin seeds and mix with 1 tablespoon of unroasted black cumin seeds and powder both together. Take 1/2 a teaspoon of this mixture with a glass of water once a day. Simply roast about one tablespoon of cumin seeds. Then, one should mix this one tablespoon of roasted black cumin seeds with a tablespoon of ordinary cumin seeds. A person can then crush these seeds and mix them with a half glass of water. A person should consume this concoction about twice a day.

For Acid Reflux

Cumin seeds, black peeper and caraway seeds are also beneficial to treat acid reflux. They are grind and mix with equal amounts of coriander seed and sugar candy and advised to take two tea spoons with cold water twice in a day at morning and evening.Combining a teaspoon of cumin seeds with warm water is another good way to treat indigestion. Simply strain off the seeds and drink the water.

For Abscesses

A paste made from cumin seeds mixed and water is applied on the boils. It kills the bacteria and drains the pus quickly.

Cumin Seeds Powder For Food Poisoning

Equal amounts of cumin and fenugreek seeds (5 gms each) are powdered and added to a glass of water. Drinking this mixture provides relief from abdominal and vomiting in food poison. Roast half a teaspoon of cumin seeds and half a teaspoon of fenugreek seeds and mix them well enough before adding 4 teaspoons of yogurt. Take this mixture three to four times a day.

Cumin Seeds in Water

Cumin seeds are toasted and then boiled in water to make cumin tea which is used in treating acute stomach problems. It is helpful in effective digestion by enhancing enzyme activity. Each 100 gram of cumin seed yields 375 kilocalories of energy. The seeds are also rich source of carbohydrates, sugars, fat, dietary fibers, protein, water, vitamin A, vitamin B-complex, vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, sodium and zinc.