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Cumin Seed Powder C/O

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Cumin Seed Powdered, Certified Organic

Also Known As – Cuminum cyminum

Origin - Egypt

Overview - Cumin is an Apiaceae plant family member native to the eastern Mediterranean and India. The powdered and whole seeds from the Cumin fruit are used in many types of traditional Indian dishes most notably, Curry. Cumin seeds are mentioned in the Bible, have been unearthed at ancient Egyptian tombs, and show up in multiple mythologies and folk tales dating back over 5,000 years. Cumin seed was thought to enhance fidelity, and is mentioned as a part of an ancient aphrodisiac potion along with cayenne pepper and honey.

  • Mentioned in the ancient Biblical writings and by Hippocrates and Dioscorides. In the Middle Ages, cumin was a very popular household medicine and spice. As a condiment, the seeds of cumin are still used mainly in Europe.

Medicinal Uses - The pungent, peppery flavors of Cumin add to its value as a culinary spice as well as its function for helping ease digestive complaints. The property of this flavor known as a carminative is to help ease the formation and to dispel gas from the digestive tract. There are some studies almost exclusively done in vitro, indicating some promise for the essential oil extract of Cumin seeds as an antibacterial agent, but no studies done in humans or using the whole powdered seed as it would be given in food or medicine. 

Active Constituents - Essential oils, vitamins B2,3,6,12, vitamin c, vitamin e, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, sodium and zinc.

Parts Used – Seeds 

Precautions - Despite wide use there appears to be no warnings or contraindications with the use of Cumin seed. The oils contained in the herb may make the skin sensitive to sunlight. And Cumin seed may cause low blood sugars.

Disclaimer - These products are not intended to diagnose, treat cure or prevent any disease. Reviews are not intended as a substitute for appropriate medical care or the advice of a physician or another medical professional. Actual results may vary among users. Mountain Maus Remedies LLC makes no warranty or representation, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy or validity of the information contributed by outside product review submissions, and assumes no responsibility or liability regarding the use of such information. The information and statements regarding the dietary supplements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. If you have a medical condition or disease, please talk to your health care provider. If you are currently taking a prescription medication, you should work with your health care provider before discontinuing any drug or altering any drug regimen, including augmenting your regimen with any herb or dietary supplements. Do not attempt to self-diagnose any disease or ailment based on the reviews and do not use the information contained herein for diagnosing or treating a health problem or disease. Proper medical care is critical to good health. If you have a health concern or suspect you have an undiagnosed sign or symptom, please consult a physician or health care practitioner.


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