Cumin


Cumin

Plants Identity


Scientific Name

Cuminum cyminum L.

Arabic name(s)

Sanout

English name(s)

Cumin

Order

Apiales

Family

Apiaceae

Genus

Cuminum L.

Species

Cuminum cyminum L.

Subspecies

Variety

Growth form

Cumin plant is a small annual herb.

Plant’s Description

Ecology (Habitat)& distribution

Cumin "Sanout" grows in most hot countries from the east Mediterranean to India. Sanout may refer to Anethum graveolens which is called Dill in English.

Geographic distribution

Plant’s Citations in the Holy Qur’an

The plant is not mentioned in the Holy Qur’an.

Other Citations for the plant in the Holy Qur’an

Other Citations for the plant in the Hadith

Narrated by Umm Salamah: the Messenger of Allah peace be upon him, said: “what I see you sick?”, I said, I drank a drug for laxative , He said: “what is it?”, I said As-Shubrum, he said: “what you and Shubrum?”, He said: “it’s hot , tack sanna and Sanout, they healing for all diseases except death” Sahih Sunaan Ibn Majah.

Other Citations for the plant in the Hadith

History of the Plant


Stories about the plant in Holy Qur’an

Stories about the plant in Sunnah

The plant in the Arabic Literature

Etymology

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Functional Uses


Uses

Flavors

Products

Seeds

Traditional Uses

Services

Landscape Services

Medicinal uses

Constituents (Chemical composition)

Side Effects

Other Uses

Cultivation (Agriculture)


Cultivation History

Cultivars and Varieties

Growth and propagation

Tree management

Pests and diseases

Harvesting & Yield

References