Cumin seed powder
Latin name: Cuminum cyminum
Cumin Seeds are a close cousin to black cumin and have similar properties. They are an antioxidant and help to stimulate digestion and reduce gas and bloating. Egyptians have record of cumin going back 5,000 years and listed as an ingredient in the mummification process! Cumin seed was thought to promote love and fidelity in ancient traditions and therefore was carried at weddings. This herb also stimulates menstruation and can be gargled to soothe laryngitis. It is also a great source of blood building due to its high iron content.