Cumin — Cumin is a spice that comes from the Cuminum cyminum plant. It is widely used in cooking throughout the world. It is the second most popular spice after black pepper. It is a typical ingredient in many spice blends, such as curry powder. Cumin is a staple spice in many cuisines, especially Mexican, Indian, African, and Asian.
Aside from cooking, cumin has also been used medicinally in many parts of the world for some years. In some Southeast Asian countries, it is used to help with digestion, coughs, pain, and liver health. In Iran, people use cumin to treat seizures, while people in Tunisia use it to help fight infections and lower blood pressure.