Jeera, Cuminum cyminum or cumin seeds correct the digestive system as well as the metabolism.
This is the reason it is recommended for high cholesterol conditions and diabetes. Jeera is especially useful after delivery of baby as it cleanses all the reproductive organs specially the uterus; corrects digestion; alleviates the health problems of after delivery period and improves milk secretion. Effect on Doshas: - Jeera pacifies the Vata and Kapha Doshas and adds in the Pitta Dosha which helps in better digestion and metabolism.
Jeera paste is anti-inflammatory and analgesic; hence it is applied in painful edema.
Jeera is useful in skin diseases, in depigmentation.
Jeera decoction is used for cleansing in skin disorders. Paste also helps in hemorrhoid and pain due to scorpion sting.
Being palatable, appetizer, digest, carminative, analgesic astringent and anthelmintic, Jeera is used in disorders caused by disturbance in Agni like anorexia, emesis, loss of appetite, indigestion, flatulence, pain in abdomen, sprue and hemorrhoids etc.
Hiccups are relieved by smoking cigarette made with ghee and Jeera.
Jeera is a stimulant and blood purifier. So it is useful in cardiac and blood disorders.
Jeera powder along with sugar is given in renal colic, gonorrhea and calculi.
Jeera alleviates the inflammation of uterus. It is also a galactagogue and aphrodisiac. It is used in leucorrhoea.
Jaggery and Jeera powder is used as a galactagogue. Jeera is used for post partum women as it is a galactagogue to improve lactation and for strength.
Best Recommended Uses
Jeera powder is best recommended for all the health issues after delivery of baby.
It will cleans the reproductive organs specially the uterus, pacify the Doshas, correct the working of digestive system and improves lactation.
Doses and Useful Parts
Parts Used & Dosage:- Seeds; seed powder is taken in dosage of 3-6 gms.