Cumin is one such spice that forms an integral part of various dishes in the cuisine. Cumin is a flowering plant belongs to the family Apiaceae. It is basically a tiny seed of the parsley family. These seeds are used in the cuisines, in both whole and ground form. It also has many uses as a traditional medicinal plant. Besides its culinary uses, this aromatic spice is known for its medicinal properties. It is an excellent source of iron. Improves immune system. It aids in digestion. It has anti-carcinogenic properties Treat Piles, Insomnia,Respiratory disorders, bronchitis, common cold,asthma, anemia, boils, skin disorders and cancer.