Jeera or cumin seeds water can be used as a natural remedy for a number of ailments. All you need to do is to boil a glass of water, and when it is really hot, add one teaspoon of cumin seeds and allow to steep for at least 20 minutes. You can drink this water along with cumin seeds. Drinking jeera water in the morning on an empty stomach gives you wonderful health benefits.
Cumin seeds are rich in iron, which is highly essential for the normal functioning of our immune system. One glass of cumin seeds water contains 1.3 mg of iron which 7% of the recommended daily intake. Drinking this water on an empty stomach helps to fight against diseases and prevent them from falling sick.
Cumin seeds – Names in other languages
- Scientific name – Cuminum cyminum
- English – Cumin seeds
- Hindi – Jeera
- Sanskrit – Jiraka
- Malayalam – Jeerakam
- Bengali – Jeera
- Tamil – Jeeragam
- Kannada – Jeerige
- Telugu – Jeelakari
Cumin water is good for the stomach. Consumption of cumin water everyday enhances metabolism and keeps the digestive system in tract. It helps to get rid of acidity, indigestion, bloating, diarrhea, nausea, dyspepsia, and morning sickness.
Cumin water is extremely good for the liver, since it flushes out all toxins from the body. The antioxidant properties present in the cumin can flush out the toxic materials and help promote regular activities of internal organs.
Cumin water on an empty stomach can help in weight loss by boosting the metabolism. Cumin is rich fibre which not only controls the hunger feel and cravings but also acts as powerful detoxifying agent.
Regular intake of cumin water gives you essential nutrients like vitamin A, C, E, All these nutrients are acts as an antioxidant and prevents from premature aging.
Cumin water can be used as a natural remedy for acne. Regular application of cumin water on skin provides clear, toned and acne free skin. The same water can also be used for hair to get extra shine and silky hair.
Add cumin water to your diet to get overall good health. Follow the recipe below.