Cumin is an annual member of the parsley family and is used to add color and flavor to a variety of cuisines. It has an unmistakable aroma and flavor that has been described as earthy, nutty, spicy and warm with somewhat bitter undertones. This popular spice is a key flavoring in chili, tamales, various Indian curries, soups, stews, and even bread
and cheese. Cumin is a very popular spice in Indian and Mexican cooking.
Cumin has long been used in traditional medicine and is known for promoting digestion and reducing food-borne infections. Its a good source of dietary fiber, vitamins, and health-promoting minerals that function as antioxidants. New research has also revealed that cumin helps promote weight loss and helps improve blood sugar control and cholesterol. The benefits of cumin can be enjoyed by simply making a cup of cumin tea.
Seed / Whole
Culinary and Medicinal Herb
TISANE "HERBAL" TEA BREW TIMES:
Ground tisane teas and tea bags - Steep 2 to 5 minutes
Loose leaf tisane teas - Steep 3-5 minutes
Root and seed-based tisane teas - Steep 6-8 minutes
*Steep in newly boiling water (212ºF) to best release the health benefits.
Chicken Tortilla Soup
Grilled Tomato and Cumin Salsa
Spicy Southwestern Pasta
Cumin Seed Whole
Specific: No known precautions.
General: We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications. Keep all herbs out of reach of children and pets.
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