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Related to Cuminum cyminum: Glycyrrhiza glabra, Trachyspermum ammi

cumin

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cummin

(both: kŭm`ĭn), low annual herb (Cuminum cyminum) of the family Umbelliferae (parsleyparsley,
Mediterranean aromatic herb (Petroselinum crispum or Apium petroselinum) of the carrot family, cultivated since the days of the Romans for its foliage, used in cookery as a seasoning and garnish.
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 family), long cultivated in the Old World for the aromatic seedlike fruits. The fruits resemble the related caraway and are similarly used in cooking. Cumin is an ingredient of curry powder; the oil is used for liqueurs and in veterinary practice and was formerly used in medicine. Cumin is mentioned in the Bible. For black cumin, see love-in-a-mistlove-in-a-mist,
hardy annual garden plant (Nigella damascena) of the family Ranunculaceae (buttercup family), having finely cut foliage and blue or white flowers surrounded by a cluster of thready bracts.
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. Cumin is classified in the division MagnoliophytaMagnoliophyta
, division of the plant kingdom consisting of those organisms commonly called the flowering plants, or angiosperms. The angiosperms have leaves, stems, and roots, and vascular, or conducting, tissue (xylem and phloem).
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, class Magnoliopsida, order Umbellales, family Umbelliferae.

cumin

[′kyü·mən]
(botany)
Cuminum cyminum An annual herb in the family Umbelliferae; the fruit is valuable for its edible, aromatic seeds.

cumin

, cummin
an umbelliferous Mediterranean plant, Cuminum cyminum, with finely divided leaves and small white or pink flowers
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Cuminum is annual plant belong to sex of (Cuminum) and type of (Cyminum) and the scientific name is Cuminum Cyminum [1].
A combination of Moringa oleifera bark and Cuminum cyminum seed was used for treatment of diabetes by the Rai Kshatriya TMPs (Serial Number 19).
Cuminum cyminum growing in Sudan has not previously been subjected to any chemical investigation.
The extracts of the Vitex negundo and Cuminum cyminum were found to be ineffective towards scavenging of OH radicals.
Upon qualitative analysis of five essential oils, Carum copticum, Cuminum cyminum and Zingiber officinale essential oils showed zones of inhibition greater than the standards Vancomycin and Linezolid.
Another example for a synergy effect between a plant extract and rifampicin is the combination with the water extract of the seeds of Cuminum cyminum.
2012) showed that milk protein and fat were higher in dairy goats fed diets with polyherbal biostimulator feed additives containing NS, Asparagous racemosous, Cuminum cyminum, Leptadenia reticulate and Pueraria tuberose, when compared to the control group.
An aqueous extract from Cuminum cyminum seeds produced a 35% enhancement of rifampicin levels in rat plasma.
Cuminum cyminum, Coriandrum sativum, Foeniculum volgare and Bunium persicum oils.