Cumin is a useful plant with many medicinal properties. People native to the East Mediterranean and Pakistan have been using this spice for centuries for not only its medicinal properties, but for the warm earthy spicy flavor it adds to all kinds of food dishes. Ancient Egyptians found the compound properties in this plant useful as a preservative for mummification.
What part of the cumin plant is the most useful?
The main part of the plant that is the most useful are the seeds, which are brownish yellow in color and typically used whole or grounded up in fine powder form. This is because the seeds contain a potent essential oil in it, which provides the potent properties that provide healing, preserving properties, and the warming flavor people desire to have in food dishes and healing beverages such as medicinal teas and Jira water.