Cumin ( Cuminum cyminum ) is an ancient spice that grows wild in Israel. Jesus made reference to cumin, dill, and mint, flavoring spices used by the Jews in the first century (Matthew 23:23). Cumin is also mentioned in the Old Testament (Isaiah 28:25).
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Article excerpt posted on en.intercer.net from Vegetarian Nutrition Updates by Winston Craig PhD, MPH, RD.