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Jeera Home Remedy
Jeera or cumin is an age-old home remedy that treats acidity instantly. It works as an acid neutralizer, helps in preventing indigestion, reduces production of gas in the stomach, heals the ulcer and other stomach disorders caused by acidity. This is one of the most important uses of cumin seeds which is popular all over the world. Regular consumption of cumin seeds can also, help in bringing long-term relief from diarrhoea and flatulence and other problems caused by stomach disorders.

How to use

Cumin seeds can be chewed raw or swallowed with warm water. You can also infuse seeds in water for a couple of hours or boil them and consume the water. When acidity is caused by indigestion or overeating, you can have coriander and cumin tea, by grinding the cumin seeds to make a fine powder and boiling it with coriander leaves.
Jeera water is a favourite remedy. Here is how you make it:

  1. Take a pan and add water and jeera seeds as required
  2. Once the water is boiling, keep the gas flame on low and let the jeera get infused in the water for 5-7 minutes.
  3. Strain the water and throw away the jeera seeds
  4. Now add honey to the Jeera water and you are ready!

Benefits

  • Cumin seeds cure stomach ache and abdominal pain
  • It Reduces production of gas in the body.
  • Acidity is a common problem during Pregnancy. Cumin seeds improve digestion for pregnant ladies as it stimulates enzymes that help in digestion. A glassful of cumin water could help keep both, the baby and the mom fit
  • Having cumin water in an empty stomach also help in improving constipation. Grind the cumin seeds into fine powder and take it with honey and warm water for instant results.
  • Cumin seeds also help reduce stomach bloating. Just add 1 spoon ground cumin, ginger powder and salt, boil with a glass of water, strain and drink the water immediately.
  • Cumin seeds are also beneficial for those who are trying to lose weight. Being overweight also causes acidity, consuming cumin seeds regularly. Cumin seeds improve metabolism and reduce weight quickly. Drink warm jeera water three times a day for faster results.