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Cumin is pungent, hot, and bitter; it pacifies vata and kapha and in excess increases pitta. Its postdigestive effect is pungent. It regulates digestive function, improving the digestion and absorption and it is used in

diarrhea and dysentery. It is also considered beneficial in eliminating bad body odor. It exists in two forms: black (kala jeera) and white (safed jeera). The aromatic seeds are widely used in Indian cuisine. It is the base of many different kinds of masalas used in Indian cooking. It is used in roasted, fried, or powder form. 

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