Like many spices, Cumin is also used for medicinal purposes. In Sanskirt, cumin is known as jira "that which helps digestion", so it's a great spice to include in marinades for meats, and curries with onion and garlic. It's also a staple in stews, soups, and chili.
Experts have noted it's a wonder spice for mothers-to-be and new mothers. It can help with nausea and constipation during pregnancy. Also, the high amount of iron and calcium content in the seed increases milk production for new mamas without any side effects.
* all spices come in small paper pouches to maximize freshness, eliminate waste and reduce your shipping charges. Transfer to your spice rack or glass mason jars after opening.