Cumin is a flowering plant in the family Apiaceae, native from the east Mediterranean to East India. Indian Cumin or Indian Jeera is the dried seed of the herb Cuminum cyminum, a member of the parsley family. The cumin plant grows to 30-50 cm (1-2 ft) tall and is harvested by hand. Indian cumin seeds or Indian Jeera seeds resemble caraway seeds, being oblong in shape, longitudinally ridged, and yellow-brown in colour, like other members of the Umbelliferae family such as caraway, parsley and dill.
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Cumin seeds are extensively used in mixed spices and for flavoring curries, soups, sausages, bread and cakes. In herbal medicine, the seeds cumin are considered to be a traditional medicine. It has is classified as stimulant, carminative, and antimicrobial. They are considered beneficial for the digestive system.