Cumin is a spice made from the dried seed of a plant known as Cuminum cyminum, which is a member of the parsley family. Cumin is one of the most popular spices and is commonly used in Latin American, Middle Eastern, North African, and Indian cuisines, among many others.
Using cumin as a spice increases antioxidant intake, promotes digestion, provides iron, may improve blood sugar control and may reduce food-borne illnesses. Taking higher doses in supplement form has been linked to weight loss and improved blood cholesterol, though more research is needed.
Cumin (Cuminum cyminum) seeds are good for stomach. They helps get rid of acidity and bloating, and provides relief from indigestion. Cumin seeds acts as a pain killer and are especially effective in curing stomach and abdominal pain.
The active ingredients in cumin seeds have an anti–inflammatory, antiseptic effect. This means that if you have pain or inflammation that trigger other conditions, cumin in your diet may counter the effects. The essential oil of cumin alone wasn’t found to have anti–inflammatory properties.
Conclusion: Cumin was observed to improve HbA1c levels and blood pressure. Taking 3 servings of 300 mg garlic capsules improved blood pressure in diabetic patients. Supplementation of garlic and cumin can be useful in controlling complications and treating diabetes in the future.