BLACK CUMIN SEEDS
This small annual plant is native to the Mediterranean region, where it is cultivated extensively. The cumin seed widely is used in cooking. The dried seeds resemble those of caraway, but are straighter in form and have a coarser taste and odor. Major cumin seed producers include Egypt, Iran, India, and Morocco. The United States is among the largest producers of cumin oil. This spice should not be confused with sweet cumin, which is a common name for anise (Pimpinella anisum). Black cumin (Bunium persicum) has smaller and sweeter seeds than C. cyminum, but is not commercially important. Another black cumin (Nigella sativa) is not related to cumin.
Black Cumin Seed appropriately known as the “seed of blessing” is considered to be one of the greatest healing herbs of all times. Kalonji, which may also be called nigella, refers to small black seeds grown on Kalonji bushes, which are grown widely through India. Kalonji is both flavoring, added to a variety of traditional foods, and herbal remedy that has been touted as the magic bullet for a variety of ailments. Kalonji seeds are about the same size as sesame seeds, though they have a more triangular instead of oval shape.
Where will Cumin Seed Extract used for?
Traditional uses of cumin include reducing inflammation, increasing urination, preventing gas, and suppressing muscle spasms. It has also been used as an aid for indigestion, jaundice, diarrhea, and flatulence. Cumin powder has been used as a poultice and suppository, and has been smoked in a pipe and taken orally.
Cumin is a major component of curry and chili powders and has been used to flavor a variety of commercial food products. The oil, which is derived by steam distillation, is used to flavor alcoholic beverages, desserts, and condiments. It is also used as a fragrant component of creams, lotions, and perfumes.
The health benefits of cumin for digestive disorders have been well known throughout history. It can help with flatulence, indigestion, diarrhea, nausea, morning sickness, and atonic dyspepsia. In this case, the seeds are boiled in water to make a tea of sorts – 1 teaspoon seeds to 1 glass water. Mix with salt and a teaspoon of coriander leaf juice.
Specifications of Black Cumin Seeds:
|New Crop||Black Cumin|
|Packing||25kgs / 50kgs PP Bags|