Cumin Seeds


COMMON NAME
Standardized: cumin
Other: jiraka

BOTANICAL NAME
Cuminum cyminum L.
Plant Family: Apiaceae

CUT SIZES:
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OVERVIEW
Cumin is a spice that is well-known in countries such as Egypt, Mexico and India, and is native to the Mediterranean and the Middle East, that has been used for generations in traditional curry mixes, cuisines, and sauces. It is a valued carminative amongst herbalists and is highly regarded in Ayurvedic medicine as a digestive support that is often administered as a food or beverage. cumin also has a medicinal application, as a stimulant and antimicrobial.

BOTANY
Cuminum cyminum is a small annual herb native to the Mediterranean region, that can grow to about two feet in height. It is an obvious member of the Apiaceace or carrot family as it sports umbelliferous flowers and looks quite similar to other members such as dill (Anethum graveolens), fennel (Foeniculum vulgare), anise (Pimpinella anisum), and coriander (Coriandrum sativum).

CULTIVATION AND HARVESTING
Cultivated for commercial use in Turkey, Greece, Egypt, Iran and India.

HISTORY AND FOLKLORE
Many may not know that it was a popular condiment during ancient Roman and Greek times as well, was found in Egyptian tombs and mentioned in the Bible, It was an important spice during biblical times, noted by Egyptian medical writers (in the medical papyrus of Thebes) by 1552 B.C.E. and by Greek palace scribes earlier than 1000 B.C.E., and it was also mentioned by the author of Isaiah (28:25, 27) and that its use has been continual for thousands of years

*Precautions
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