About Seeraham / Cumin Powder
Cumin is a flowering plant in the family Apiaceae, native to the Irano-Turanian Region. Its seeds – each one contained within a fruit, which is dried – are used in the cuisines of many cultures in both whole and ground form and ayurvadic benefits.
Benefits of Seeraham / Cumin Powder
Cumin is an herb. The seeds of the plant are used to make medicine. People take cumin for digestion problems including diarrhea, colic, bowel spasms, and gas. Cumin is also used to increase urine flow to relieve bloating (as a diuretic); to start menstruation; and to increase sexual desire (as an aphrodisiac).
Botanical Name : Cuminum Cyminum
English Name : Cumin
Tamil Name : சீரகம் / Seeraham
Hindi Name : जीरा / Jeera
Malayalam Name : ജീരകപ്പൊടി / Jeerakapodi
Telugu Name : జీలకర్ర / Jīlakarra