Cumin (Cuminum cyminum) contains volatile and non-volatile oils, tannins, oleoresin, resins, proteins. The characteristic strong smell and aroma are due to the aldehyde content (cumin aldehyde / cuminol, p-mentha-3-en-7-ol and p-mentha 1,3-dien-7-ol). The herb contains a wide range of compounds that are the subject of a number of scientific studies – alkaloids, coumarin, anthraquinone glycosides, flavonoids, saponins, tannins. Cumin also contains trace elements – calcium, iron and magnesium.
The benefits of taking the herb are also supported by clinical research.
- Reduce serum cholesterol, triglycerides, LDL and increases HDL.
- Reduce body weight, improves anthropological and biochemical parameters.
- Help the body cope with stress.