For Couscous, Currys, Tandoori chicken, Chili con Carne, to cheese, red cabbage, for the Thai, North African and Indonesian kitchen, intensive and unmistakable taste.
In ancient Egypt and the Roman Empire cumin (also known as cumin) was a popular spice and medicinal plant. It was cultivated mainly for medicinal purposes in Europe up to the Middle Ages.
Cumin contains 2.5 to 6 % essential oil with the main component being cuminaldehyde and 10 to 15 % fat. The effects of the essential oil are very similar to those of caraway.