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Five Incredible Benefits of Jeera

Five Incredible Benefits of Jeera

September 23, 2019

An essential kitchen spice – Jeera, not only brings a delightful flavour to the food but also is extremely beneficial for your overall health. Jeera or also called as cumin seeds are mostly used in cooking recipes of pulses, beans, etc. because of their ingenious health benefits. Jeera has been found useful to people of all ages and gender for decades. It is extremely low in calories, is anti-congestant, anti-fungal, and rich in anti-inflammatory properties that block the crosstalk between the cells, restraining the signalling pathways. It is a great source of antioxidants, Vitamin A and C, copper, manganese, and can destroy the harmful free oxygen radicals. It also provides instant relief for gas, heartburn, and acidity. It has also been tested to provide results in effective weight loss and weight loss management. Overall, Jeera is a boon that has been easily granted and readily available. 

Gas-O-Fast suggests you try Gas-O-Fast Jeera and witness the magical results yourself. Gas-O-Fast Jeera sachet combines the goodness of cumin seeds and Gas-O-Fast properties to help you maintain good health. 

Five incredible benefits of Jeera include:

Improves Digestion: Jeera or cumin seeds are enriched with effectual natural oils, which stimulate the salivary glands and improve digestion, as well as bowel movement. It is also very effective in stomach ache and stomach burning problems. Regular consumption of cumin seeds has also proven to be beneficial for people suffering from diarrhea, nausea, flatulence, and several other related stomach problems. Jeera, due to its rich functional properties, presence of fibre and minerals aids the digestive system and bowel movement. It secretes digestive enzymes that reduce stomach bloating, prevents excessive retention of water in the body, and solves stomach gas problem. Jeera water is also known to reduce the formation of acid in the stomach if taken in the right quantity.

You can take a tablespoon of cumin seeds, boil them in two cups of water for approximately 10-15 minutes until the essence is extracted into the water. Once done, let the water cool down after which you can strain the water and drink it after all three meals.

Boosts Metabolism: Another great benefit of Jeera or cumin seeds is its impact on the metabolic rate of the human body. Jeera is extremely low in calories. It has just about 7 calories and helps in the effective breaking down of food resulting in better digestion and thereby, higher metabolism. Jeera possesses a compound called ‘thymol’ which stimulates the digestion process and targets free radicals in the body helping it relieve off the toxins. It also aids in promoting the creation of healthier and newer cells - resulting in better health. Enhanced metabolic rate also helps to lose weight effectively.

Jeera benefits are best derived when soaked in water overnight and consumed empty stomach first thing in the morning after you get up. Jeera, when soaked in water, swells up and releases essential nutrients into the water resulting in an earthy yellow colour. If you prefer some taste to this, you can preferably add some lime juice or cinnamon to it. Consume this water twice daily, 30 minutes post lunch and dinner for best results. You can also add some lime to a glass of Jeera water and drink it on an empty stomach for best results.
 
Treats Haemorrhoids: Amongst various Jeera benefits, this one is really helpful. Cumin is rich in fibre, anti-fungal, and anti-microbial properties. It is also enriched with cumin aldehyde and pyrazines that are natural laxatives and cure infections or wounds in the excretory system and relieves hemorrhoids. 

You can buy whole cumin seeds from the market, dry roast them in a pan until they gain that earthy and smoky flavor. Allow them to cool before grinder them in a spice grinder or mortar and pestle. Take a tablespoon of this mixture each morning with water to get rid of haemorrhoids problem. 

Calms the Skin & Treats Acne: Jeera benefits are not limited to the body digestive system, these also extend to help cure skin problems and treat acne. Jeera has great anti-inflammatory properties that provide instant relief from allergies and stings. Jeera hydrates the skin, calms it, and curbs any inflammation that is likely to appear due to allergies. The anti-bacterial properties of cumin also help in killing the bacteria and curing acne. For most effective results, soak a teaspoon of Jeera in a glass of water overnight, boil this water the next morning and let the extract flow into the water. Strain it, let it cool, and then drink.

Relieves Asthma and Cold: Jeera is enriched with anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial properties that can calmly treat asthma and cold effectively by loosening up the phlegm and mucus in the respiratory tracts. The essential oil in cumin functions as a disinfectant and keeps infections at bay and improves immunity.

A fast and easy method to use Jeera to cure asthma and cold is to take a tablespoon of Jeera with warm water every day on an empty stomach. 

Jeera is the unsung hero of the kitchen. This incredible kitchen spice can heal as well as improve overall health. Gas-O-Fast suggests you try the ‘Gas-O-Fast Jeera’ and live a healthier life.
 




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