Black Cumin/Zeera Siyaa, Kala Zeera (زیرہ سیاہ, کالا زیرہ) is amazing for its natural health benefits. In Asia, It is widely used in recipes due to its unique and good taste. it is also known as Centratherum Anthelminticum.
Ingredient Name :
Carum carvi Linn.
Arabic Name : Karaawiyaa, Alsaanee, Qardaamaana
Bengali Name : Kala Jira
Chinese Name : Ma ch’in, Zi ran qin, Yuan-sui
English Name : Caraway Seeds, Carum, Kummel
French Name : anis des vosges, Carvi
German Name : K’mmel, Gemeiner K’mmel, Wiesenk’mmel, Garbe, Karve, Kramk’mmel
Gujarati Name : Shahjirun
Hindi Name : Kala Jira, Shah Jeera, Shiajeera
Kannada Name : Kari Jeerige, Shahajeerige
Kashmiri Name : Khrehun Zyur
Latin name : Carum carvi Linn.
Marathi Name : Shahira, Shahajira
Persian Name : Zeera Siah
Punjabi Name : Zeera Siah
Sanskrit Name : Krishna Jiraka, Kalajiraka
Urdu Name : Zeera Siah, Kala Zeera
Recommended Dosage: 1.5 to 6 g powder of seeds.
Contraindication: This herb has no known warnings or contraindications.
Black Cumin has tons of benefits. Its use will help you with.
- Improving Digestion
- Beats Constipation
- Prevents from Cancer
- Regulates Blood Pressure & Heart Rate
- Give relieves in Asthma & Cold
- Prevent Anemia
- Improve Health
- Great for Pregnant Women’s
- Helps deal with Insomnia
- Improve Memory & Brain Health
Black Cumin has Thymol and other essential oils which aids in digestion. It is high in Fiber which help you in constipation. According to Cancer Research Laboratory studies of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina USA Black Cumin has active compound known as cuminaldehyde which destroys growth of tumors.
It is also high in potassium (a mineral) which helps in maintaining the electrolyte balance in the body which is good for heart health and blood pressure. The anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and anti-fungal properties of black cumin help fight with asthma and cold.
100gm of black cumin contains 11.7mg Iron which is the most effective supplement for blood and help anemia patients.
It also contains Riboflavin, Zeaxanthin and Vitamin B6 which helps improving memory and brain health.
Useful in Following diseases:
- Abdominal Distention
- Common Cold
- Crohn’s Disease
- Halitosis (Bad Breath)
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
- Lack of Appetite
- Persistent Infection due to Low Immunity
- Sexual Debility
- Suppressed Post-partum Lactation
- Under-developed Breasts
- Weakness of Digestive System
Kala Zeera, Kala Jeera