Seeraham / Cumin Powder
Cumin, scientifically known as Cuminum Cyminum, belongs to family
Apiaceae and is extensively used in culinary practices of the Indian
Subcontinent and some other Asian, African and Latin American countries
as a condiment or spice.
Botanical Name : Cuminum Cyminum
English Name : Cumin
Tamil Name : சீரகம் / Seeraham
Hindi Name : जीरा / Jeera
Malayalam Name : ജീരകപ്പൊടി / Jeerakapodi
Telugu Name : జీలకర్ర / Jīlakarra
About Seeraham (Cumin):-
Cumin, scientifically known
as Cuminum Cyminum, belongs to family Apiaceae and is extensively used
in culinary practices of the Indian Subcontinent and some other Asian,
African and Latin American countries as a condiment or spice. Those who
are of the opinion that spices are bad for one health should note that
cumin can be beneficial for some of the most dangerous diseases, and is
generally consider a boost for overall health.
Internal Benefits of Seeraham(Cumin):-
- Digestion: Cumin is extremely good for digestion and related problems.
- Piles: The main cause behind piles (hemorrhoids) is constipation added with infections in the wound in the anal tract, which are also caused by constipation. Adding cumin to your diet also helps in healing up of infections or wounds in the digestive and excretory system and speeds up digestion as well.
- Diabetes: cumin can be a very powerful tool in the battle against diabetes.
- Insomnia: This is a very peculiar property of cumin. It is a stimulant as well as a relaxant at the same time. This property cannot be attributed to a single component alone, just as causes of insomnia cannot be attributed to a single cause. However, the proper intake of vitamins (particularly B-complex) and good digestion help to induce a sound sleep.
- Cures Respiratory Disorders, Asthma, Bronchitis.
- Common Cold: The common cold is a viral infection which affects our body frequently when our immune system becomes weakened or vulnerable. Again, the essential oils present in cumin act as disinfectants and help fight viral infections which can cause the common cold.
- Lactation: Cumin is rich in iron and thus very good for lactating mothers as well as for women who are undergoing menses or who are pregnant, since they are more in need of iron than others. Moreover, cumin is said to help ease and increase secretion of milk in lactating women due to the presence of thymol.
- Anemia: cumin have very rich in iron (more than 66 mg. in every 100
grams) which is more than 5 times the daily requirement of iron for an
adult. The amount of iron in cumin leads to increased hemoglobin
production and subsequent prevention of anemia.
External Benefits of Seeraham (Cumin):-
How to consume Seeraham (Cumin) Internally:-
- Morning - Mix 5 gms of powder in 100 ml water, Boil the content for few minutes. once the water gets warm, filter the content and drink it before food. Repeat the same for Evening Dosage after dinner.
- People who suffer from indigestion are advised to drink cumin tea. Just boil water and add cumin seeds into it. Strain and drink it to normalize your digestive system.
- This mineral assists production of new cells and regularizes blood
pressure. It is advised by nutritionists to drink a cup of cumin water
daily on an empty stomach to prevent the risk of cardiovascular diseases.
How to Apply Seeraham (Cumin) Externally:-
Procurement & Agriculture Method:-
- 90% of Our Herbs are Wild crops and 100% organic by nature, remaining 10% are organically grown, dried, and pulverized with no chemical or preservatives.
- The Consumption details and
benefits listed out in our website are taken from Tamil ancient books and
Siddha records, as well as its been further fine tuned by our Siddha Doctors
Team. Any how you are requested to consult your Doctor before use.