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.

  • Botanical Name  : Cuminum Cyminum
  • Family  :  Umbellifers
  • Commercial Part  :  Fruit


Aids Digestion. Thymol, a compound in cumin, is known to stimulate the glands that secrete acids, bile and enzymes. Boosts Immune System. Treats Respiratory Disorders. Promotes Skin Health. Treats Insomnia. Prevents Diabetes. Has Antiviral and Antibacterial Properties. High Source of Iron.