The cumin is a spice that has already conquered the world as a dietary supplement, but also as a remedy for healing various health problems. This, herbs is one of the most widespread, oldest and most popular spices.
The oil from cumin, it stimulates work of the stomach and bile, and as a spice has a beneficial effect on appetite and digestion. It also helps to treat lung, stomach and jaundice diseases.
In 100 g of cumin, following mineral materials are available:
– Iron 16%
– Manganese 7%
– Copper 4%
– Calcium 4%
– Magnesium 4%
– Phosphorus 3%
Healing properties of cumin
Cumin is a good source of iron, manganese, and other vitamins and minerals. Some studies show that, it can stimulate production of pancreatic enzymes and help improve digestion.
Iron is an integral part of haemoglobin, which is transporting oxygen from the lungs in all body cells, and also is a part of the key enzyme system for energy production.
In addition, the cumin is particularly important and useful for women during the menstrual cycle, because when it happens that, they are going to lose part of iron from the body.
The fruits of this plant, seeds and oil, stimulate work of stomach and gall bladder, act soothing on intestines and relieve cramps. When it comes to women, it calms cramps in uterus, relieves pain before birth and birth pains, and provides them more milk during breastfeeding.
Good results have shown in the treatment of children who suffering from bronchitis, asthma and various allergies, and also has a positive impact on lung diseases and skin diseases. It helps reduce blood glucose, cholesterol and triglycerides, and also is useful for diabetics.
Use of cumin
The most important product of cumin is oil, that is contains hundreds of active substances. It gets from wholesome mature seeds, with the process of cold pressing. Heals lung diseases, bronchial asthma, migraine, is prevents hair loss and obesity, removes the symptoms of rheumatism, diabetes, severe inflammation and high blood pressure.
Oil from cumin is recommended to addition in salads (in particular, add in salad of beets), can also be added before the end of cooking, but should not be used for frying so as not be destroy his healing material.
The most efficacious to be consumed cumin on a daily basis, is like spice or as a tea. For diseases of respiratory system, it is good to add honey in tea of cumin.
Tea from cumin, against bronchitis and coughing
The one spoon of cumin, small tablespoon chamomile and half tablespoon of anise, stir in a cup with warm water. Let be standing for 10 minutes, and after that, drain it and drink it several times a day.
Syrup against asthma
Mix well a one small spoon of ground cumin, two crushed garlic cloves and two spoons of honey. Each morning on an empty stomach, one small spoon of syrup should be taken over a period of three weeks.
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