Cumin disadvantages


  • 1 cumin
  • 2 benefits of cumin
  • 3 harms of cumin
  • 4 References


Cumin is a perennial herb, up to 80 cm high, and tends to color yellow, to brown, and was used by the Pharaohs to flavor food, and to embalm kings, and used it to prepare medicine and cosmetics, and also boiled and drank like tea, and cumin seeds were used thousands of years ago to treat a lot of Diseases and health disorders, and is widely used in Asian countries, Latin America, and Africa as a spice for food, and cumin is grown in Iran , India, Pakistan, China, and the Americas, and is used in some foods such as the Portuguese Suez, German cabbage dish and Dutch leyen cheese. [1]

Cumin benefits

Cumin benefits: [2]
  • Helps stimulate enzymes in the pancreas.
  • It works to reduce liver and stomach tumors.
  • Relieve the common cold.
  • Strengthening the immune system.
  • It helps in anemia problem because it contains iron.
  • Relieve digestive disorders.

Eating cumin provides the body with saturated monounsaturated fats, as it contains fiber and many vitamins and minerals and is useful for controlling harmful cholesterol and for protecting the heart and arteries. Fibers benefit by reducing the speed of sugar absorption from food and facilitating the passage of waste out of the body, and phosphorous and zinc are among the minerals that activate the action The sexual organs of men, iron is important for the production of hemoglobin, and vitamins in cumin help to facilitate sleep and are beneficial to the nerves, and scientists say that the essential oils in cumin have effects that reduce anxiety. [2] It can be used by taking a teaspoon of cumin powder and it is best to drink water with it or take a tablespoon and boil it with some water. Each 100 g of cumin also contains nutritional information, according to the US Department of Agriculture: [2]
  • Calories 375.
  • Saturated fat 1.53.
  • Fat 22.27.
  • Carbohydrates 44.24.
  • Fiber 10.5.
  • Proteins 17.81.
  • Cholesterol 0.

Cumin disadvantages

Cumin is considered a safe substance for most adults when taking moderate quantities, but some sayings spread about its harms, which are: [3]
  • Cumin is known for its ability to remove flatulence and gases, which makes the abdomen naturally low and descending. He thinks that eating it reduces weight, and this is the first mistake among people about cumin.
  • It is considered an aperitif only when it treats a state of poor digestion, but if a person does not suffer from poor digestion, there is no effect of cumin on the appetite, unless it is taken after a meal.
  • It causes sexual frigidity in men more than its effect on women, as it eliminates bloating that helps erection.
  • Dr. Barry Kahan, a professor of kidney disease at the American Dialysis Association's annual conference in Hawaii, stressed that the "curcumin" present in cumin contains immunosuppressive properties and confirms that this substance has an effect on the internal functioning of the kidneys.