(Cuminum cyminum)

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Cultivated plant all over the world growing to 0,30 m of which one uses the seeds.

As caraway and anise, cumin seed is useful in case of flatulences, it stimulates digestion, decreases abdominal gases while eliminating the spasms of the intestine. Also stimulates lactation a role which it shares with fennel seed.

Out of infusion, 1 coffee spoon of seeds for 1 cup of water, boil then let infuse 10 minutes ; 1 cup after each meal.

Cumin is well known as a condiment.

Decoction; 30g for 1 liter of water, boil during 5 minutes, then let infuse 10 minutes; 1 cup after meal.

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