Scientific name: Cuminum cyminum L
English name: Cumin, Cummin
Farsi name: Zireh sabz
Arabic name: Senot, Komoon
This Plant belong to Apiceae family and its Organ Used is Fruit. Active substance of this plant is essential oil with Cuminaldehyde Phellandren, Eugenol and α-Terpineol.
This medicinal plant has many health benefits such as:
• Stimulates saliva production
• Causes the secretion of digestive fluids and excretion of bile
• Increased bowel movement
• Improves digestion
The seeds are sometimes used in tea form to increase the production of breast milk in lactating women. The essential oil of This plant fragrant is rich in vitamins A and C, making it a powerful antioxidant and thus a potential cancer-fighting herb. This medicinal plant can help to control or prevent diabetes in humans. This plant fragrant is used to treat insomnia, colds and fever.