Other crude herbs employed within the soup included aromatic digestives and carminatives in the form of Coriandrum sativum (coriander, fresh chopped leaf & grated roots x 1 bunch and dried powder x 2 tablespoons), Cuminum
cyminum (cumin, powdered seeds x 1 tablespoon), Illicium verum (star anise, whole fruit x 3), Foeniculum vulgare (fennel, crushed seeds x 1 tablespoon), Ellettaria cardamomum (true cardamom, whole pods x 5) and a small amount of Piper nigrum (black pepper, ground fruit x 1/2 teaspoon).
Alyssum spp, Portulaca oleracea, Sesamum indicum, Origanum majorana, Trigonella foenum, Anethum graveolens, Melilotus officinalis, Trachyspermum ammi, Cuminum
cyminum, Lactuca sativa and Lallemantia royleana [23, 24].
The plant is used along with Amaranthus cruentus and Cuminum
cyminum for treatment of leucorrhea by the Hooralis tribe of Sathyamangalam forests, Western Ghats, Tamil Nadu, India (Revathi et al, 2013).
The polyherbal supplement contained; Asparagous racemosous (Shatavari), Leptadenia reticulata (Jivanti), Nigella sative (Kolonji), Cuminum
cyminum (Jeera) and Pueraria Tuberosa (Vidarikand).
As she narrates, she has treated most of her clients using a suppository which she prepares at home from the following components: Nigella sativa, Cuminum
cyminum, Sesamum indicum, Cicer arietinum, Ervum lens, honey, Myristica fragrans with Nerium oleander, Trigonella foenum-graecum, Cherry prunus, and a piece of unwashed wool (Figures 1, 2, and 3).
Antibiofilm and quorum sensing inhibitory potential of Cuminum
cyminum and its secondary metabolite methyl eugenol against Gram negative bacterial pathogens.
The seeds of cultivated Cuminum
cyminum were purchased from Omdurman local market (Khartoum State, Central Sudan) in April 2008.
The selected medicinal plants Vitex negundo (leaves), Argemone maxicana (roots), Moringa oleifera (bark), Solanum virgirnianum fruit) and Datura metel (roots) were collected in the month of November 2006 from a field near Nanded City (MS), while the Cuminum
cyminum (seeds) and Zingiber officinale (rhizome) were purchased from the local market at Nanded city (MS).
Effect of salicylic acid and methyl jasmonate on growth and secondary metabolites in Cuminum
Another example for a synergy effect between a plant extract and rifampicin is the combination with the water extract of the seeds of Cuminum
An aqueous extract from Cuminum
cyminum seeds produced a 35% enhancement of rifampicin levels in rat plasma.