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Jeerak : [cumin seed]




Sanskrit name

: Jeerak, Jarana, Ajaaji            

English name

: Cumin seed

Hindi name

: Jeera

Latin name

: Cuminum cyminum


: Umbelliferae



Seed of cumin are pungent and  with intense potency, used widely as a spice.


Ayurvedic Properties:

Rasa : Katu (pungent)
Guna : Laghu (light), ruksha (dry)
Vipaka : katu (pungent)
Virya : Ushna (hot)
Doshakarma : Balances vatta and kapha, Increases pitta


Chemical constituent:

The chief constituent of is volatile oil -cuminaldehyde, benzaldehyde which forms 20-40% oil. Beside benzaldehyde the oil contains p-cymene, pinene, dipentene, cumene, cuminic alcohol, β-phellandrene and α-terpenol.


Useful parts: Fruit or seeds


Medicinal Properties:

Anti-inflammatory, analgesic, carminative, aromatic, diuretic, galactogue, ophthalmic, tonic.


Medicinal uses:

Skin disorders, poultice over scorpion bite, vomiting, anorexia, indigestion, flatulence, abdominal pain, dysentery, diarrhea, worm infestation, lencorrhea, skin disorders, fever, pure uterus, galactogue, anuria, kidney stones, etc.

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