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Scientific name of Cumin seed: Cuminum cyminum Linn
Name of Cumin seed in different languages:-
Malayalam: Jeerakam ജീരകം
Cumin (Cuminum cyminum Linn) is biennial, slender branched stems, it grows to 30 - 50 cm tall, which is slender, glabrous, branched. The stem is grey or dark green in color. The leaves are 5 to 10 cm long, pinnate or bi-pinnate, and contain thin, thread-shaped leaflets. Flowers are small, white or pink in color, and found in umbels. The root are fleshy.
Useful plant parts:
Seed, roots and leaves
Used in the treatments of Stomach disorders, Flatulence, Bad breath, Scabies, Hookworms, Breathing ailments
Aromatic and stimulant, Anti-diabetic, immunologic, anti-epileptic, anti-tumor and antimicrobial activities
Cuminaldehyde, cymene, carvacol, ketone, carvone, terpene and terpenoids.