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Jan 15, 2011

Jeera Vellam/ Cumin seed Herbal Water

Cumin seed is known as Jeera in Hindi and Seeragam(seer+Agam) in Tamil. Agam means human body; Seer means making it healthy .Thats why cumin seed is used in most of the Indian dishes on a daily basis. Cumin seed is very good for digestion and stomach ache. And also it boosts metabolism, , improves memories, removes cold.and cures indigestion. It also helps removing Vata dosha from the body

According to ayurveda jeera exhibits the following medicinal properties.

((Shubhrajeeram katu graahi paachanam deepanam laghu
Garbhashayashuddhikaram ruksham balyam sugandhikam

Tiktham vamikshayaadhmanam vaatam kushtam visham jwaram

This water is easy to make and also you can drink on daily basis.

Jeera –                     3 tbsp
Brown sugar            – 2 tsp
Water -                      2 cups

  • Dry fry the cumin seed in very low flame till brown color.
  • Take a sauce pan , add water and fried cumin . Boil it.
  • When it starts boiling add the brown sugar.
  • Boil for 5 to 6 minutes.
  • Filter the Jeera water. Serve with Tulsi or Mint leaves.
  • Drink hot.
Note:This is very good for digestion

1 comment:

  1. This is so true, it helps any kind of stomach pain, even without brownsugar.


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