As we have been always saying, Indian spices have great significance across the world for their culinary and medical benefits. Cumin seeds are one of them having a great culinary and medicinal value which is why they are used in Indian cuisines on a regular basis. It is regarded that this whole spice has a history of its use of more than 5000 years.

Cumin seeds are one of those ingredients in Indian cuisine that are used in the very initial stage. Cumin is a rich source of manganese, iron apart from other minerals and vitamins. In addition to this, this whole spice has great antioxidant properties which aid in smooth digestion.

Below are some of the uses of this Indian spice:

1. Improves your digestion

The active ingredients in cumin seeds boost the secretion of GI enzymes (gastrointestinal enzymes) thereby improving the gut mobility and smoothening the digestion. One more reason behind helping in digesting food is Thymol and other essential oils in these tiny cumin seeds which stimulate the salivary glands. Apart from this, cumin is also rich in fibre content which also stimulates enzyme secretion. Also, this whole spice is also consumed by people as conventional medicine for different digestive disorders such as morning sickness, bloating, diarrhoea, flatulence, poor digestion and dyspepsia.

2. Cumin seeds prevent the common cold

When your immune system weakens, you easily catch a cold which is a very common viral infection. But thanks to the essential oils present in cumin seeds! They behave as disinfectants and fight viral infections. This Indian whole spice also suppresses the cough growth in your respiratory system thereby drying the excess mucus and removing congestion. It is also recorded that cumin is a great source of iron and a substantial amount of vitamin C- both of them are responsible for a strong immune system.

3. Prevents cancer

Indian spices are really great that they can be used to prevent life-threatening diseases such as cancer! Cumin seeds also stand there as they hold chemo-preventive and detoxifying properties. They enhance the secretion of anti-carcinogenic enzymes which in turn, prevent your body from cancer. However beneficial in all types of cancers; cumin seeds are mainly beneficial for patients who are suffering from colon cancer.

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