If you are troubled by digestive problems, then there is nothing to worry about. Consuming nutrient-rich black cumin seeds can be the right solution for your problem.
It is very difficult to imagine the taste of dishes without spices. You all must know how important spices are to bring flavor to food. But these spices not only enhance the taste of food but are also more beneficial for your health. Along with aroma and flavor, they also contain many other important nutrients, which are important for your overall health. Black cumin is one such special spice in mummy's spice box. When anyone in our house has the problem of bloating or constipation, mummy uses it instead of ordinary cumin. Let us know why black cumin is special for health.
Indian spices are the storehouse of qualities
From cinnamon, black pepper, mace, black cardamom, cumin to nutmeg, all are excellent sources of nutrients. Among these spices, black cumin is another beneficial spice. Black cumin is also known as Shahi jeera. It is rich in many important nutrients. Also, it is beneficial for health in many ways. So, let's know how it works for health (benefits of black cumin). Also, apart from spices, we will know how to include them in the diet.
Black Cumin (Kala jeera or Black cumin) is very special.
Black cumin is also known as Shahi Jeera. Shahi jeera is sweeter in taste than normal cumin, hence it is also known as Meetha jeera. At the same time, its color is darker and blacker than normal cumin. It is sweet in taste, so it is also used in making biscuits and masala tea.
According to a study published by Pub Med Central, black cumin contains many important vitamins and minerals. It is an excellent source of antioxidants. It contains phosphorus, iron, zinc, calcium, fiber, and potassium. Also, its anti-inflammatory property makes it more special.
Know what are the benefits of black cumin for your health
1. Kala jeera boosts memory
Black cumin is known as a memory boosting spice. It was found to improve cognitive function (a collective name for mental processes) when combined with honey. For proper results, try taking it empty stomach in the morning. It will be very effective for those who are having trouble remembering things with increasing age.
According to Ayurveda, black cumin mixed with mint leaves has been shown to improve memory and is effective in neurological diseases like Alzheimer's.
2. Diabetes can also be controlled
According to PubMed Central, regular consumption of black cumin seeds helps control blood sugar levels. The fiber and other nutrients present in it to prevent the blood glucose level from rising. In such a situation, if you are suffering from type 2 diabetes, then black cumin can help in keeping your condition normal. For best results, drink black cumin tea on an empty stomach.
3. Beneficial for digestion
Black cumin has been used in Ayurveda for years as a remedy for digestive problems. According to a study conducted by PubMed Central, the fiber present in the black cumin is effective in digestive problems. Black cumin oil, on the other hand, relaxes the muscle tissue of the digestive system. Similarly, it is effective in the problem of abdominal cramps, gas, and bloating.
4. Shahi Jeera is helpful in weight loss
According to PubMed Central, the fiber and other nutrients present in black cumin keep your hunger and cravings under control. In this case, you do not eat more than necessary, as well as your calorie intake is also limited. This factor is very important for weight loss. Drink black cumin water it will help to cut belly fat.
5. Beneficial for hair and skin
Black cumin contains many essential nutrients, which work effectively for skin and hair health. You can apply its oil mixed with lemon juice on your skin and hair.
Apart from spices, black cumin can also be used like this (How to add kala jeera in diet)
1 Black cumin and water
Drinking black cumin water helps in getting relief from all the problems related to the stomach. You can swallow ½ teaspoon of black cumin seeds directly with a glass of warm water. Or leave ½ teaspoon black cumin seeds soaked in water overnight. Remove the seeds in the morning and drink water.
Take black cumin with 2 lemons
Lemon and black cumin work together more effectively. Take about 1 teaspoon of black cumin seeds in a bowl. Now add the juice of half a lemon and keep them in the sun to dry. Do eat some seeds of dried black cumin twice a day. Along with this, you can take black cumin powder and lemon juice mixed with water.
3 Black cumin honey and lemon
Take 8-10 seeds of black cumin and grind them finely. Now take a glass of hot water and add ground black cumin seeds to it. Squeeze half a lemon and add one teaspoon of honey to it. Drink this every morning on an empty stomach for weight loss.
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