Caraway seeds

Today is August 20. As usual I took bath and did my meditation and came down and made organic breakfast and a cup of tea and then After eating breakfast went outside to sit in sunny weather because I felt cold because weather is changing and becoming much colder. Then decided to work on my next article on caraway seeds. We call it kala jeera. It is originated in Ancient Egypt, Euorpe and Asia. It is used in cooking as biennial herb worldwide. It has many medicinal uses. It belongs to parsley family. Holland is worlds largest caraway producer. Caraway seed has pungent aroma and sweet and tangy flavor. It belongs to family Umbelliferae. Scientific name of caraway is Carum carvi. The main compounds found in caraway seeds are carvacrol, carvone, a-pinene, limonene and other compounds like terpenoids found in its essential oil. Many nutrients found in caraway seeds are fiber, copper, iron, Mg and Mn. Some of the benefits of caraway seeds are

  • Caraway seeds are greatly beneficial when taken after meal.

    
  • Caraway seeds helps in digestion.

    
  • Caraway oil helps to cure coughs and colds.

    
  • Caraway seeds has antioxidants like limonene and carvone that helps to boost metabolism.
  • Caraway seeds have anti- inflammatory effect on human body because it helps to heal bruises and ulcers.

    
  • It helps to reduce gas and bloating and irritation and constipation.

    
  • Caraway seeds are essential to stop the growth of harmful bacteria in gut.

    
  • When caraway seeds are given as daily dosage recommended it is amazingly effective for breast feeding mothers.

    
  • Caraway seed essential oil can help to relieve stomach pain.

    
  • It helps to control urination and kidney function.

    
  • It helps mild spasms in intestine and stomach pain.

    
  • Caraway seeds help to reduce cholesterol and good for weight loss.

    
  • It has antioxidant s that helps to reduce cancer cells.

    
  • Caraway seed oil helps to prevent seizers.

    
  • Caraway seeds helps to regulate diabetes when eaten regularly.

    
  • It contains micronutrients that are essential for human body.

    
  • Caraway seeds contain vitamin A, vitamin C, folate, vitamin E, Zinc etc.It is used in holistic form of medicine and considered as one of the top herbs for healing. Caraway seeds are used in breads, soups, stews and another that has culinary value. Now I’m going to share a delicious recipe with caraway seeds that you guys will enjoy.

    
  • 1 teaspoon of ginger powder.

    
  • 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder.

    
  • One fourth of teaspoon of salt.

    
  • 1 tablespoon of caraway seeds.

    
  • 1 cup of chopped organic tomatoes.

    
  • 1 teaspoon of olive oil.

    
  • 2cups of water.

Take a pot and add 1 tablespoon of organic olive oil. Put it on the stove top and warm the olive oil then add ginger powder cook it until it is brown color then add turmeric powder and salt and tablespoon of caraway seeds in it. Roast them for2 minutes and add 2 cups of water in it. Boil it for 10 minutes and add chopped tomatoes and soup is ready to eat. Eat the soup with any store-bought organic bread. It is delicious and have many health benefits. I will see you next time and we will share another healthy recipe with you and the medicinal value of the herbs we used in it.

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