Cumin in seeds, properties, benefits:
There are really many properties of this spice which contains many vitamins and minerals useful for our health. Cumin seeds are rich in vitamins, C, K, P and above all in B vitamins, as far as minerals are concerned, this spice is rich in iron, calcium, phosphorus, manganese, magnesium and potassium. Cumin is effective in lowering and stabilizing excessively high blood glucose levels of people with diabetes. It also monitors the risks from having high blood sugar levels, for example diabetics are more exposed to cataract formation.
Some studies by Indian researchers have highlighted these benefits of cumin in diabetic elements especially as regards the mitigation of complications due to diabetes, and they have also done extensive studies to see if cumin was effective against osteoporosis a disease that causes bone tissue rarefaction. These seeds contain a lot of iron, which is an essential component of hemoglobin, which transports oxygen not only to the lungs but also to all the cells of our body.
This substance cannot be missing for the proper functioning of the metabolism and for the production of energy.
Cumin possesses volatile oils with powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant qualities and these substances are supported by the vitamins possessed by this spice, vitamin C and A. These properties make it a useful weapon against the most fearsome of diseases: cancer. Animal studies have shown that cumin prevents colon cancer, reduces the incidence of cervical, stomach and liver cancers. A pathology that cumin is able to control are epileptic seizures as evidenced by studies on animals affected by this disease.
The effectiveness of cumin seeds in cases of food poisoning has been known for centuries and it has been found that this is one of the most effective spices to block this harmful phenomenon produced by particular bacteria.