July 29, 2016

Cumin

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How does Cumin work?

It's not known how cumin might work on the conditions for which people use it.

Are there safety concerns?

Cumin is LIKELY SAFE when taken by mouth in food amounts and POSSIBLY SAFE when taken by mouth in appropriate medicinal amounts. The side effects of cumin are not known.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There is not enough reliable information about the safety of taking cumin if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Bleeding disorders. Cumin might slow blood clotting. In theory, cumin might make bleeding disorders worse.

Diabetes. Cumin might lower blood sugar levels in some people. Watch for signs of low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) and monitor your blood sugar carefully if you have diabetes and use cumin.

Surgery: Cumin might lower blood sugar levels. Some experts worry that it might interfere with blood sugar control during and after surgery. Stop using cumin at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery.


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