Botanical Name – Cuminum cyminum
Cumin is widely known as a cooking spice, used extensively in cuisines native to the Indian subcontinent. However, the value of cumin not only lies in its flavor but its medicinal and healing properties.
Cumin contains a number of nutrients that keeps the body healthy. It is also used to create cumin essential oil, which is extremely fragrant and packs a punch. It is credited with diuretic, digestive, bactericidal, antiseptic, and carminative properties that enables the body to function as smoothly as possible.