Cumin is the dried seed of the herb Cuminum cyminum, a member of the parsley family. The cumin plant grows to 30–50 cm (12–20 in) tall and is harvested by hand. … Cumin seeds have eight ridges with oil canals.
- Promotes Digestion. The most common traditional use of cumin is for indigestion.
- Is a Rich Source of Iron.
- Contains Beneficial Plant Compounds.
- May Help With Diabetes.
- May Improve Blood Cholesterol.
- May Promote Weight Loss and Fat Reduction.
- May Prevent Food-Borne Illnesses.
- May Help With Drug Dependence.