American scientists from the Central Technological Research Institute conducted a series of studies and found out: cumin is able to fight microbes, helps to cope with high temperature, pain and has a high concentration of antioxidants.
This is written by Medicine 2.0.
It is no secret that forms of oxygen, known as free radicals, provoke oxidative stress. This leads to a disruption in the normal course of a number of processes, the development of atherosclerosis, neurodegenerative ailments, inflammation in the body, cancer and premature aging. In turn, antioxidants can reduce the effects of oxidative stress.
During the analysis, experts revealed a high content of useful phenolic compounds - antioxidants in caraway seeds and its ability to fully protect against DNA damage.
Also in alternative medicine, bitter cumin is used to normalize the functioning of the gastrointestinal tract, as an expectorant, diuretic, healing and tonic.