Carminative, digestive aid,
antispasmodic, stimulant, alterative.
Warming and cooling. Reduces excess
Fire and Water. Calms Air.
Cumin is one of the culinary
spices which is useful for many medicinal purposes. It alleviates gas and
indigestion, colic and diarrhoea. Fire types especially should use it
regularly and especially with heating foods like tomatoes or hot spices as
it counteracts their heating effects. It will improve the assimilation of
foods and therefore can be used to treat weakness and deficiency.