Common Name : Jeeraka, Jeera, Cumin
Scientific Name : Cuminum cyminum
Cumin is the most common spice used in every day’s Indian kitchens. Jeeraka is the Sanskrit word which is derived from the word “Jeerna” means digestion. Anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial property helps to treat indigestion, dysentery, enlarged spleen, chronic fever, flatulence and vomiting. It helps to enhance appetite and digestion. It helps in the treatment of piles, leucorrhea (vaginal discharge), and skin diseases.