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Cumin Seed Whole, Organic 1oz

Cumin Seed Whole, Organic 1oz


Cuminum cyminum

Cumin is an annual flowering plant from the family Apiaceae, or parsley family, whose seeds are used in the cuisines of Mexico, Asia, the Mediterranean and the Middle East.
In many healing & culinary traditions, cumin is thought to aid in digestion. Ayuryedic medicinal practices incorporate the use of dried cumin seeds. Often processed with ghee (clarified butter), cumin may be applied externally or ingested to aid in appetite, digestion, vision, strength , fever, diarrhea, vomiting, edema and even for breast feeding mothers to facilitate lactation.

This information was written by Christa Sinadinos for Moonrise Herbs. It is not meant to diagnose or prescribe. Please consult with your health practitioner for serious health conditions or before combining herbs while taking prescriptions or over the counter medications.

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