According to the Bible, cumin had such powerful medicinal value that it could be used as an antiseptic but has been more recently recognized as an excellent digestive and stomach disorder settler. Cumin has long been known for its digestive properties. It relieves flatulence, bloating gas and other related stomach ailments. Cumin seeds have long been considered stimulant carminative, stomachic, astringent, diuretic. Paste made from cumin seeds and peppermint oil helps to relieve abdominal pain and liver disorder. Cumin is very good source of iron.