15 Awesome Health Benefits of Cumin Seeds

Ingredients & Benefits

Cumin Seeds are also known as ‘Jeera’ in Hindi, ‘Jeeragam‘ in Tamil, Jilakara‘ in Telugu, ‘Jeerakam‘ in Malayalam, ‘Jeerige‘ in Kannada, ‘Jeeru‘ in Gujarati, ‘Jeere‘ in Marathi and ‘Jeerey‘ in Bengali etc.

It comes from the ‘Parsley family’, harvested mostly in India, Pakistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Iran, Morocco, Turkey, Egypt, Syria, Mexico, Chile, and China.

But India is the main Producer and consumer of Cumin Seeds. Its plant grows up to 30 to 50 cm in a Mediterranean climate in between 25 and 30° C temperature.

Cumin Seeds are usually long, slim, curved, dark-brown pods similar to the Fennel Seeds. There are 3 varieties of cumin seeds available in the market.

  1. Regular Cumin Seeds
  2. Black Cumin Seeds
  3. Caraway/Royal Cumin Seeds

Cumin Seeds are the extremely prevalent ingredient in the Indian Cuisines. It is used for its unique taste and strong aroma. But its merit does not end here, Cumin seeds have few awesome health benefits also that make it more respectful.

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Renal Colic is a type of pain which occurs in Kidney Diseases. Cumin seeds work very well in this painful condition.
For reducing the pain, take this powder 3gm(¼tsp) with lukewarm water twice a day.

light roasted Black Cumin seeds 1½ tbsp + Caraway Seeds 1 tbsp + 1 tsp black salt.

It lowers the chances of sudden late night pain attacks.


It helps to fight against seasonal diseases by boost immune system naturally. You can strengthen your immunity by adopting this ingredient regular in your daily meal schedule.

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Cumin seeds have healthy essential oil. That make it more powerful. All three kinds of cumin are good for improving your metabolism.

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Cumin seeds are able to protect you from the demerits of radioactive radiation in the body. So if you intake the cumin on the regular basis then it will automatically succor from the risk of Cancer which caused by the all different kind of radioactive activities. You can consume this magical element in any form such as cumin tea, cumin powder etc.

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Lactation Anemia is like a blood deficit, occurs at the first breastfeeding time after the birth of the baby. So here is the decisive homemade drink for the lactation Anemia.

Boil 1tsp Black Cumin Seeds with 250ml milk and Strain it.


Cumin Seeds can be a helpful ingredient for pregnant women. It can be very advantageous spice in the case of normal or vaginal delivery. If you take following formula from the 5th month of pregnancy than it will reduce the labor pain at the time of delivery and possibly the chance of normal delivery.

Boil 1tsp Regular Cumin Seeds with 250ml milk and drink it after Straining.


Insomnia is a sleeping disorder condition. In this case, usually patient face the sleepless nights. Sometimes it can be nastier when it converts in the Hyper Stress. Cumin Seeds is high in Vitamin E that can give you pretty relief in this situation.

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Cumin is used for strength and longevity by improving the digestion. Like the Fennel Seeds, Cumin Seeds help you to build up better digestion system. It reduces the muscle pain occurs by the uric acid.


Black cumin seeds are used for balancing the menstrual cycle. You can take this either powder or tea form easily. Sometimes because of the harmonious problems, menstrual cycle gets imbalanced.

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Amnesia is a disease of memory disorder. In this situation, the brain is divided into two parts. And the each part leads the person in the different direction. It usually appears in the aged people. A regular consumption of Cumin is possibly the solution of this disorder case.


Pile is the too messy and the painful disease. Cumin works very well for pile patient. Take further Cumin mix powder, twice a day and you will see the good results in just 15 days.

25gm Black Cumin Seeds roasted powder + 25gm raw Cumin Seeds powder


Cumin gives the relief in the pain arise by the cockle chest bone in bronchitis. Use the hot Cumin infused tea for getting the best results. Cumin has the high amount of good nutrients that work in every single use and gives the whole benefits.

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Asthma is a longstanding disease. It takes the time to getting control on this disease. In the Asthma, Cumin seeds give the flexibility to the lung shrinks. Use of Cumin infused tea regularly can provide you the better results.


Common cold or seasonal cold is an accepted seasonal viral. Sometimes, Cold takes the time to be gone, and it becomes frustrating. Hot Cumin infused Tea provides the instant relief in the common/ seasonal cold. It loosens a cough.

Besides of curing these diseases, there are several more health benefits of Cumin Seeds such as good in Respiratory Disorders, Skin and Hair Related issues, painful stings  etc.