April 17, 2013
costus-2
April 11, 2013
April 8, 2013
celery-2
April 8, 2013
cardamom-2
February 4, 2013
chitramool-2
January 24, 2013
January 9, 2013
January 7, 2013
Cinnamon
November 29, 2012

cumin

Cumin {Cuminum cyminum} 

The ayurvedic or sanskrit term for Cumin is Jeerak and it is said to balance all three doshas.

 

Ayurvedic Characteristics and Uses

  1. Effect on doshas – Balancing for all doshas, improves digestion without aggravating Pitta
  2. Taste  – pungent and bitter
  3. Energetics –cooling
  4. Main Action – Aids digestion and help eliminate toxins
  5. Other Uses – Diuretic, Stimulant, Antispasmodic, Valuable in dyspepsia, diarrhoea, hoarseness, flatulence and colic

 

Modern Research

  1. Helps fight cancer, Lowers blood sugar, Diabetes type 2, Osteoporosis, Food poisoning

Comments

comments